How Do Undocumented Immigrants Make Residential Decisions?

Jan 16, 2019
How Housing Matters, Asad L. Asad and Eva Rosen for the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
This study explores the different ways undocumented status is associated with residential decisions and its implications on residential segregation. Drawing on 47 interviews with 20 undocumented-headed Mexican households in Dallas County, Texas, researchers examine the drivers of residential decisionmaking and illustrate the complex trade-offs undocumented households make between neighborhood quality and legal risk.
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