The article begins by outlining what Students Informing Now (S.I.N.) stands for and how the group first got started at UC Santa Cruz by outlining the plans of their first meeting. They created a flower to represent their group. The roots representing the socio-economic background that A.B. 540 students came from. The stem represents the… Continue reading “Students Informing Now” Response
Katrina Woodard Research Proposal For this paper, I will be looking at the treatment of immigrant women laborers and how current laws and protections for these workers are inadequately providing the support they were created to provide. Immigrants that come to the United States leave behind loved ones, but because of a lack of opportunity… Continue reading Research Proposal
Broad Topic: How the economy draws the labor of immigrant women Focused Topic: Treatment of undocumented immigrant women in the workplace–how we can create a better/safer working environment for these women Possible Research Questions: What protections are in place right now for undocumented immigrant women and what else can be done?
Chapter 8 Summary This chapter starts off talking about H1-B visas, a three year work visa. Labor contracting companies go to international students graduating with engineering degrees in the United States and offers the students, who may still be searching for a job to get a visa so they can stay in the United States… Continue reading Illegal People Chapter 8 Summary
Enrique’s Journey starts by illustrating the intense bond between mother and son, showing Enrique’s attachment to his mother through his constant appeals for her attention. Lourdes, mother to Enrique, 5, and Belky, 7, has come to a hard decision– she must leave Honduras to look for work in the North so she can attempt to… Continue reading Enrique’s Journey Assignment
Chapter 3: Focused on academics and student resilience. Where students get their motivation to succeed in school and what hurdles they face in their path to success. Chapter 4: Focused on clubs that students participated and the importance of civic engagement. What are some of the extra curricular activities that undocumented students participate… Continue reading Americans by Heart Ch. 3-4 Discussion Questions
Is the study broad enough that the information gathered by the proctors is accurate? Peréz talks about how students get support from teachers, peers and their parents. Which source of support is the most meaningful to students? A major barrier for high achieving students is getting the money together to pay for colleges that they… Continue reading Americans By Heart Discussion Questions