Mexican Diaspora: Building Community
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The paper posits that the migration and assimilation process is never an easy one, and, the migrants of today are not the migrants of yesterday. The paper discusses how diversity is considered to be more desirable than assimilation today; however, the focus on diversity may lead to additional friction and conflict. The paper explains that the new diaspora, therefore, might find themselves with more difficulties in establishing themselves in new communities than ever before in the history of this nation.
From the Paper:"Many times, the term "community" is used to refer the buildings that are developed in a particular area. The many neighborhoods that form a single city, such as New York or Chicago are communities. In addition, the cities themselves are referred to as "communities," as well. At the same time, the people themselves form communities within these neighborhoods and cities: they are the "African American" community, the "Hispanic community" or the "Chinese community," and so on. For this reason, in the minds of some individuals, people and the areas from which they come or the areas in which they settle are indistinguishable. This perception can..."
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