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The Emotional Impact of Anti-Immigration Policies on Latino Youth and Latino Immigrant Parents’ Efforts to Protect Their Youth

Abstract The Arizona legislature has enacted a number of anti-immigrant policies which negatively impact Latino immigrant families. The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions of Latino parents on how anti-immigration policies emotionally impact their children and how they believe they can protect their children from the harmful effects of such policies. Secondary data analysis was conducted based on in-depth semi structured interviews completed with a sample of 54 Latino immigrant parents residing in the state of Arizona. Grounded theory methods informed the analysis process. A constant comparative approach was used to complete initial and focused coding. Findings indicate that Latino immigrant parents observed a range of behavioral c... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Rubio-Hernandez, Sandy (Author) / Ayón, Cecilia (Advisor) / Bacallao, Martica (Committee member) / Segal, Elizabeth (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social work / Immigration Policies / Latino immigrant youth
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 78 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Social Work 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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