Apprehension and the Aging of Undocumented Parents

Laura Enriquez, University of California, Irvine
Josefina Flores Morales, University of California, Los Angeles
Publication Date:
Mar 2022
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Popular images of undocumented immigrants often call to mind workers—nannies, gardeners, restaurant staff, factory and field workers, housekeepers—the list goes on. But these popular images present undocumented immigrants as one-dimensional, lone adults present in the United States to toil away. In reality, their lives are more layered.


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