Audio Recordings Recent immigration patterns

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Carroll, Thomas D.
Soria, Ralph
Dates 1994
Location New Jersey
Paterson
United States
Language English
Subjects 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnography
Interviews
Oral History
Puerto Ricans
Soria Real Estate Agency (Paterson, N.J.)
Sound Recordings
Title
Recent immigration patterns
Contributor Names
Soria, Ralph (Narrator)
Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-09-13
Subject Headings
-  Emigration and Immigration
-  Puerto Ricans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
-  Soria Real Estate Agency (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Ralph Soria, owner of Soria Real Estate Agency on Oliver Street.
-  Summary of audio segment: In the 1980s the Dominicans started buying Puerto Ricans out of the small businesses. Before that Dominicans worked in factories, etc. The next wave of immigration was the Colombians, and now it's the Peruvians. Does each group apply for status adjustments? RS says yes. Are the Peruvians, the most recent group? RS says yes. Most of the Peruvians, and the few Mexicans, the few that are here, stay temporarily. It's very, very hard for Mexicans to establish residency in the US. Most of them are farm workers, they come here, establish work a few months, and then leave.
Medium
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number
AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A023
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.tca02313

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