Illegal aliens and census counts
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Frank D. Bean is Ashbel Smith Professor of Sociology and director of the Population Research Center at the University of Texas, Austin. His recent research has focused on the demography of the Hispanic population in the United States, especially on the size and consequences of undocumented immigration from Mexico.
Rodolfo O. de la Garza is professor of government and director of the Center for Mexican American Studies. A specialist in Mexican politics and Mexican-American political behavior, he has also published extensively on relations between Mexican immigrants and Mexican Americans.
Readings suggested by the authors
Bean, Frank D.; Telles, Edward E. and Lowell, B. Lindsay. “Perceptions and Evidence about Undocumented Immigration to the United States.”Population and Development Review 13 (1987).
Bean, Frank D. and Tienda, Marta.The Hispanic Population of the United States. New York: Rusell Sage Foundation, 1988.
Browning, Harley L. and de la Garza, Rodolf O., eds.Mexican Immigrants and Mexican Americans: An Evolving Relation. Austin: CMAS Publications, 1986.
Passel, J.S. “Undocumented Immigration.”The Annals 487 (1986).
Passel, J.S. and Woodrow, K. “The Judicial Basis for Enumeration of Undocumented Aliens in the 1980 Census and Implications for 1990.”1984 Proceedings of the Social Statistics Section. Washington, D.C.: American Statistical Association, 1984.
Portes, Alejandro and Bach, Robert L.Latin Journey: Cuban and Mexican Immigrants in the United States. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1985.