ROSTROS DE MIGRACIÓN EN THE NEW AMERICANS DE RUBÉN MARTÍNEZ

Population displacements from one country to another due to economical or social reasons are with no doubt, not recent situations. In the specific case of the United States, the people who opt for this change is not only of Mexican origin, as it is often believed. There is an extensive variety of na...

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Main Author: Cota Torres, Édgar
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/filyling/article/view/6418
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14478
Summary: Population displacements from one country to another due to economical or social reasons are with no doubt, not recent situations. In the specific case of the United States, the people who opt for this change is not only of Mexican origin, as it is often believed. There is an extensive variety of nationalities of those who attempt to arrive to this country searching for the so called American dream. Taking the book The New Americans by Ruben Martinez as a departing point, I propose an analysis of the immigration situation to the United States and how the author humanizes and is able to give these people a face in order for them to stop being a figure or a statistic.