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Waiting on Washington : Central American workers in the nation's capital

Author: Terry A Repak
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Featuring an analysis of immigration patterns in Washington DC, this book documents the predominance of women among Central American immigrants. It also plots the career trajectories of numerous  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry A Repak
ISBN: 1566393019 9781566393010 1566393027 9781566393027
OCLC Number: 31206828
Description: xii, 243 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Portrait of a Central American sending country --
Portrait of a U.S. receiving city --
Labor recruitment in the nation's capital --
Working women and men in Washington's labor market --
Manipulating new immigration laws --
New roles in a new landscape.
Responsibility: Terry A. Repak.

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