Psychological Effects on Immigrant Children
A look at at least three studies that assess the effedts of coming to a new and strange culture, language and a land where their parents find themselves often in need of the cxhikld's becoming the translator ands guide. These studies look at how ...
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Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Child, Youth Issues (Family Issues) , Psychology (General) , Hot Topics (Immigration)
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A look at at least three studies that assess the effedts of coming to a new and strange culture, language and a land where their parents find themselves often in need of the cxhikld's becoming the translator ands guide. These studies look at how these children face stress, inabiolity to assimilate the other they are when they arrive, and often ostracism from their peers.
From the Paper:Psychological Effects on Mexican Immigrant Children Mexican children coming to America, legally or illegally because of economic problems of their families face some serious problems, including what some experts call "culture shock." Actually, one might consider two such "shocks- the first deals with education- being unable to speak the language and therefore falling behind and often being considered "stupid" by their American peers. And, second, adapting to a totally different social system. The fact is that, because their parents speak little if any English, the children have difficulty learning. In fact, "for many years, the
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