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Buying into the American Dream? Mexican Immigrants, Legal Status, and Homeownership in Los Angeles County

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  • Eileen Diaz McConnell
  • Enrico A. Marcelli
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    Contemporary patterns of homeownership reflect the continuing racial and ethnic stratification that exists in nearly all areas of American society. Of particular interest, especially within the context of recent immigration legislation, are the homeownership experiences of Mexican immigrants in the United States. Copyright (c) 2007 Southwestern Social Science Association.

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    Article provided by Southwestern Social Science Association in its journal Social Science Quarterly.

    Volume (Year): 88 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 199-221

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:88:y:2007:i:1:p:199-221

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    1. Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes & Kusum Mundra, 2013. "Immigrant Homeownership and Immigration Status: Evidence from Spain," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 21(2), pages 204-218, 05.
    2. Mundra, Kusum & Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth, 2013. "Determinants of Immigrant Homeownership: Examining their Changing Role during the Great Recession and Beyond," IZA Discussion Papers 7468, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    3. Chenoa Flippen, 2010. "The spatial dynamics of stratification: Metropolitan context, population redistribution, and black and Hispanic homeownership," Demography, Springer, vol. 47(4), pages 845-868, November.

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