STUDY OF LOCAL MEDIA PORTRAYAL OF UNDOCUMENTED LATINO IMMIGRATION IN US IMMIGRANT GATEWAYS, A
With increasing numbers of undocumented immigrants from Central America arriving in nontraditional destinations in the United States, some research has begun to articulate these new geographies. Local media portrayals of undocumented immigration in the United States have the power to influence the perception of these newcomers in these new destinations. This research observes news media and examines how local news outlets represent undocumented Latino population in the United States. I examine newspaper coverage of Latino undocumented immigrants in six cities that have either maintained a high ...
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