immigration

immigration

Using Ellis Island documents and other institutional archival records, Ramona Hernández, director of the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York, paints a compelling portrait of Dominicans who wanted to make New York their permanent home.

Immanuel Ness shows migration’s influence in weakening wages and working conditions in countries that send and receive guest workers.

Jennifer Hirsch explores changes in the ideals and practices of love, sexuality, and marriage in rural Mexico.

Wendy Hesford examines the rights and conditions of children living in varied states of political unrest and social exclusion.

 

A film screening of a rare, recently discovered documentary made by Galician immigrants on their experiences in Argentina.

Professor Sergio DellaPergolla reexamines the main patterns and influences of international migration from the former Soviet Union.