So Far So Close: Irish and Mexican Migrant Experience in the United States
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Gurpegui Palacios, J. A. (2020). So Far So Close: Irish and Mexican Migrant Experience in the United States. Oceánide, 13, 111-119.


Irlandeses y mejicanos conforman dos grupos migratorios especialmente singulares en Estados Unidos. Las actuales diferencias entre unos y otros inducen a pensar que en ambos casos la experiencia migratoria respondió a patrones diferentes. Sin embargo, conforme profundizamos en las raíces históricas, sociológicas y políticas de la llegada y asentamiento de irlandeses y mejicanos a Estados Unidos es posible comprobar que ambos modelos no son tan distintos. En uno y otro caso se reproducen comportamientos similares en aspectos relativos a por qué emigraron, a los patrones de asentamiento, las complejas relaciones con el grupo hegemónico, o los sistemas de autoprotección.
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