Ethnic Identity Development in Schools among First Generation Immigrants in the United States

Erkan Acar, Mehmet Fatih Yigit, Dolgun Aslan


Today, Americans increasingly concerned about the matter of immigration in the United States. A growing number believe that immigrants are burden to the country, taking jobs and housing and creating strains on the health care system. Many Americans are also worry about the cultural impact of the expanding number of newcomers to the U.S. This paper aims to present a brief but concise discussion by reviewing literature that deals on the development of ethnic identity of first generation immigrants’ students in the U.S. This is a relevant study since the influx of immigrants coming in the U.S. has made great impact on the over-all societal changes.

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Journal of Education and Training Studies  ISSN 2324-805X (Print)   ISSN 2324-8068 (Online)

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