Jouët-Pastré, Clémence, and Letícia J. Braga. Becoming Brazuca: Brazilian Immigration to the United States. Harvard UP, 2008.

  • Dário Borim University of Massachusetts Dartmouth


Twenty-two scholars have authored these research and theoretical articles selected among those presented at the First National Conference on Brazilian Immigration, which took place at Harvard University in the Spring semester of 2005. In her astute “Prologue: The Diasporic Experinece,” Carola Suárez-Orozco calls attention to today’s intense, unprecedented flows of migration, and to the fact that at the onset of the twenty-first century the world has over 200 million immigrants and refugees. The United States alone has been receiving more than one million new residents annually. According to the U.S. Census Bureau data from 2006, writes Suárez-Orozco, this is the nation of “35.7 million people who were born abroad” (v).
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