This book sets forth a pathbreaking social and demographic portrait of Latino legal immigrants from a political perspective, comparing and contrasting them with the broader Latino population and discussing, based on survey research data, the experiences of Latinos from Central and South America.
1. Immigrants and Naturalized Citizens: Developing the National Latino Immigrant Survey 2. Using the National Latino Immigrant Survey 3. Social and Demographic Characteristics of Latino Immigrants with Five or More Years of Permanent Residence 4. Nationality, Ethnic, Associational, and Linguistic Characteristics of Latino Immigrants 5. Latino Immigrant Political Access, Values, and Participation 6. Attachment to the United States and Experiences with Naturalization 7. Selected Characteristics of Latino Immigrants by Stage in the Naturalization Process 8. Selected Latino Immigrant Characteristics for High-Concentration States