SOC 2164 – Sociology of Mexican Immigration

The course examines the immigration of Mexicans to the U.S. The course contains seven parts: 1.) examines the history and dynamics of Mexican migration to the U.S. ; 2.) analyzes demographic characteristics of Mexican immigrants; 3.) compares theories of Mexican immigration; 4.) studies the economic causes of immigration; 5.) interrogates what the migration experience itself is; 6.) studies the settlement and integration of Mexican immigrants in the U.S.; and, 7.) scrutinizes U.S. immigration policies towards Mexico Prerequisite: SOC 1004 or permission of instructor. IV;V