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Central American Immigrant Workers: How Legal Status Shapes the Labor Market Experience

Immigration and Work

ISBN: 978-1-78441-632-4, eISBN: 978-1-78441-631-7

ISSN: 0277-2833

Publication date: 31 March 2015

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This chapter exposes the vulnerabilities imposed by a precarious legal status and highlights the importance of more secure legal statuses for immigrant workers’ potential integration and paths to mobility.

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Menjívar, C. (2015), "Central American Immigrant Workers: How Legal Status Shapes the Labor Market Experience", Immigration and Work (Research in the Sociology of Work, Vol. 27), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 3-28. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0277-283320150000027009

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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