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Studies conducted on Latino immigrants and political participation primarily focuses on their large population groups such as Puerto Ricans, Cubans and Mexicans. However, this study centers on Central American Hondurans, also a group with substantial populations in U.S. cities. The theoretical idea central in examining this query is that U.S. Honduran political participation is related to their ethnic identity, association with churches in their U.S. communities, the extent of financial ties, and political participation (experiences) in their country of origin. This study will also add to the understanding of differences evident in U.S. Latino political participation. Uncovering differences of this growing minority contributes in seeking ways to increase their overall political participation, thus enabling them to contribute to the effectiveness of Americaâ€™s democracy by impacting the input and outcome of public policy.
Martinez, Maximo Geraldo, ""Other Hispanic" An analysis of NYC Honduran political participation." (2008). Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports. 9362.