Latinos in North Central Indiana
The first report examines the recent surge of the Latino population since the early 1990s in the demographic and economic context in three counties of North Central Indiana: St. Joseph, Noble, and Elkhart.
The second report provides a historical account of the settlement and adjustment experience of Latinos in four cities within these counties: South Bend, Elkhart, Goshen, & Ligonier. Through the use of interviews and archival material this component aims to tell a more personal story of the settlement experiences of Latinos to this area.
Finally, the third report provides an assessment of the educational experiences of Latino high school students and their families in South Bend, Elkhart, Goshen, & Ligonier. Specifically, how the educational systems in North Central Indiana are experienced by Latino immigrant students, Latino parents, and school administrators.
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