Economic Crisis: Most Vulnerable Immigrants. Case Studies in Berrien County, Michigan artículo Académico uri icon


  • This article analyzes the effects of the economic crisis on the quality of life of Mexican immigrants in Berrien County, Michigan; due to the factors that influence transportation, mobilization (legal status), less opportunities of labor type and limitations of social nature (Medicaid, university and perception about quality of life). By applying a methodology of case studies, into the way each face the disadvantages about their legal status and their work, reconstructing the primary conditions of their lives, type of job, residency status in the country, reasons that impelled the immigration and changes before and after the crisis.

fecha de publicación

  • 2015