Resettlement Challenges in the “Land of Opportunity”

  • Timberlake E
  • Färber M
  • Wall S
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Abstract

This quantitative research examines interrelationships among immigration stressors, resettlement challenges, and protective factors of resilience and spirituality of 56 economically disadvantaged young immigrant women in order to understand how these risk and protective factors influence their resettlement and roles as resources for family well-being. The findings highlight resilience, cultural connectedness, spirituality, and hope for the future as mediating protective factors for economically disadvantaged immigrant women as they cope with the stressors and challenges inherent in immigration and resettlement. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

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Authors

  • Elizabeth M. Timberlake

  • Michaela Z. Färber

  • Shavaun M. Wall

  • Nancy E. Taylor

  • Christine a. Sabatino

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