Immigration to the United States took place in 1962 from Ciudad Juarez Mexico. Members of the family consisted of a husband, a wife and two young boys ages one and four. The husband a skilled cobbler had a good grasp of the English language, although heavily accented. His knowledge of the language was centered around the necessity of business communication. Motivation for immigration was economics. The husband pursued an invitation from a shoe manufacturer to construct
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is rarely discussed or observed. For this family in particular the mother could not keep up with the faster pace of her husband acquiring American ways. He was regularly encouraged and influenced by business. The mother was influenced indirectly by her husband and to a certain degree by her children, who were constantly influenced at school. The mother who possessed the richest part of their native culture was being left behind from her evolving family.