Down Home

Weissbourd, Richard
February 2002
New Republic;2/25/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 7, p17
Discusses the success of immigrant families in the United States. Challenges faced by the families to become integrated in the U.S. society; Information that the longer immigrant children live in the U.S., the worse their health, attitude, and school performance become; Statement that peer influences on teenagers may adversely affect their academic performance; Relationship of immigrant children with their parents and single-parent homes; Opinion that Americanization may erode some critical aspects of parenting.


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