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Undocumented Latino College Students: Their Socioemotional and Academic Experiences (The New Americans: Recent Immigration and American Society) Library Binding

ISBN-13: 978-1593324612 ISBN-10: 1593324618

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  • Series: New Americans
  • Library Binding: 198 pages
  • Publisher: LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC (August 15, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593324618
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593324612
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,184,086 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A passionate appeal for facilitating college access for undocumented students. For educators and administrators whose lives intersect with them, this book will offer many insights and clarification of both the challenges and the resilience of undocumented students. --The International Journal of Multicultural Education

Community college researchers, practitioners, and administrators could benefit enormously from reading this book. --The Review of Higher Education

About the Author

William Perez is an Associate Professor of Education at Claremont Graduate University. He received his Ph.D. in Education from Stanford University. His research focuses on the social and psychological development of immigrant youth. He also studies the academic achievement and higher education access of Latino students. His most recent work examines the achievement motivation and civic engagement of undocumented students. Richard D. Cortes is an Academic & Transfer Counselor at Glendale Community College (CA). He received his Ph.D. in Education from Claremont Graduate University, and both his Master's degree in Counseling and Bachelor's degree in Psychology from CSU, Northridge. His primary research interests covers minority student achievement, immigrant student issues, and social justice counseling.

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William Perez is a Professor of Education at Claremont Graduate University. His research focuses on immigration and education. He is one of the nation's leading experts on undocumented students. His book, "We ARE Americans: Undocumented Students Pursuing the American Dream," received the 2009 Mildred Garcia Prize for Excellence in Research by the Association for the Study of Higher Education. He has been interviewed or quoted as an academic expert in various media outlets including NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Despierta America, CNN en Español, the Chicago Tribune, the LA Times, La Opinion, Hispanic Magazine, Colorlines, and NPR's All Things Considered and Latino USA. Born in El Salvador, he immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 10 to escape the country's civil war. He earned his BA at Pomona College, and his Ph.D. at Stanford University. In 2010, he received the Stanford University Distinguished Scholar Alumni Award. Most recently, Alma Magazine named him as one of four Lo Mejor de Nosotros (One of Our Best) in its 50th Anniversary Hispanic Heritage Month Edition.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By M. Simon on October 8, 2011
Format: Library Binding
This book that elaborates on Dr. Cortes dissertation work and is both insightful and inspiring. The students in his study have clearly persevered in spite of extraordinary challenges and have demonstrated great resilence. You will be inspired by this book if you believe in social justice for all students. It is clearly written and the passion of the authors is apparent. I recommend this book highly.
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