The New Global Transnational Citizen: The Role of Multilingualism in the lives of Latino/ Indigenous Immigrants in the U.S.

Margarita Machado Casas

Resumen


Utilizando el análisis narrativo, este estudio de tres años de investigación cualitativa explora cómo mexicanos, salvadoreños, guatemaltecos y los inmigrantes de origen indígena hacen uso del lenguaje como una herramienta
de supervivencia para entrar y salir de espacios sociales transnacionales. Así, este estudio explora la construcción del multilingüismo en el discurso de la transnacionalidad de los indígenas, los inmigrantes latinos en Carolina del Norte, y de sus definiciones, a fin de ser más incluyente de los multilingües a menudo ignorado las comunidades indígenas latinas en los EE.UU. Además, este artículo examina las consecuencias de los espacios culturales transnacionales, lingüística, sus efectos y consecuencias para los inmigrantes
en varios idiomas. También plantea preguntas sobre el multilingüismo de forma afecta a la movilidad transfronteriza y transnacional, así como la forma indocumentados de las familias utilizan el multilingüismo como un puente transnacional para facilitar su supervivencia en un entorno hostil EE.UU. mientras que las escuelas permanecer indiferente e ignorante de estas cuestiones.

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Lenguaje como herramienta de supervivencia, multilingüismo, cultura transnacional

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