Session 134:
Latino Family Structure and Economic Well-Being

Friday, April 16
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Cumberland D
Exhibition Level

Chair: Susan K. Brown, University of California, Irvine
Discussant: Frank D. Bean, University of California, Irvine
Discussant: Lynne M. Casper, University of Southern California

  1. Parental Immigration Documentation History and Second Generation Education AttainmentAlejandro Rivas, Princeton University

  2. “We Are Family” – Family Identity and Obligation across Contexts: A Comparison of Latino Youth in North Carolina and Southern CaliforniaJenjira Yahirun, University of California, Los Angeles; Krista Perreira, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Andrew Fuligni, University of California, Los Angeles

  3. Individualism or (Inter)Dependence? Familism and Acculturation among Low-Income Latina Mothers and Its Links to Child WellbeingAngela Valdovinos D'Angelo, University of Chicago

  4. Household Structure, Migration Communities and Child Poverty: An Investigation of Poverty among the Children of Mexican MigrantsMark A. Leach, Pennsylvania State University

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