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la asimilación
assimilation
el bienestar
welfare
el/la borinqueño/a
person from Puerto Rico
el bracero
person working in the fields
la cosecha
harvest
el cultivo
crop; farming
el/la descendiente
descendant
el/la emigrante
emigrant
el formulario
form
la frontera
border
la herencia cultural
cultural heritage
el/la indocumentado/a
person without legal documents
la lucha
struggle, fight
el maltrato
abuse. mistreatment
la mano de obra
labor force, manpower
la migra
immigration agents
el permiso de trabajo
work permit
el pocho
Chicano slang
la raza
race
el/la refugiado/a
refugee
la residencia
permanent residence
el/la residente permanente
permanebt resident
el trabajo manual
manual work
el trabajo temporal
seasonal work
el/la trabajador/a migratorio/a
migrant workers
el algodón
cotton
el/la antepasado/a
ancestor
la causa
cause
el coyote
smuggler (of people)
la desigualdad
inequality
el hogar
home
el idioma oficial
official language
la igualdad
equality
el/la indígena
native person
la influencia
influence
la injusticia
injustice
la justicia
justice
la lengua materna
mother's tongue
el nivel de vida
standard of living
el oficio
trade
la paga
pay
la población
population
el porcentaje
percentage
el prejuicio
prejudice
el racismo
racism
el salario mínimo
minimum wage
el sueldo
salary
la violencia
violence
adaptarse
to adapt
alcanzar su sueño
to fulfill one's dream
asimilarse
to assimilate
caer bien/mal
to suit/not to suit (to (not) like a person)
conseguir (i)
to get; obtain
contarse (ue)
to tell each other
cruzar
to cross
cultivar
to cultivate
dedicarse a
to devote oneself to
detestar
to hate
disgustar
to annoy;displease
emigrar
to emigrate
empujar
to push
encantar
to delight;love
entenderse (ie)
to understand each other
entusiasmar
to enthuse
establecer (zc)
to establish
faltar
to be missing, lacking
fascinar
to fascinate
fastidiar
to annoy
ganar
to earn, win
ganarse la vida
to earn one's living
gritar
to scream, shout
hartarse
to be fed up
inmigrarse
to immigrate
integrarse
to become a part of
jalar
to pull
lograr
to attain
llorar
to cry
mantener (una familia)
to support
mejorar
to improve
molestar
to bother
obligar
to force
pagar
to pay
pertenecer (zc)
to belong
piscar
en España "recoger"
to pick
quedar
to remain, have left
quemar
to burn
rechazar
to reject
recoger
to gather
saludar
to greet
soportar
to bear, put up with, to stand a person
sudar
to sweat
suspirar
to sigh
tener éxito
to succeed
tener miedo
to be afraid
vencerse (la visa)
to run out; expire
bilingue
bilingual
grueso/a
thick
monolingue
monolingual
racista
racist
rechazado/a
rejected
solo/a
alone
suave
soft
además
besides
al final
in the end
de súbito
all of a sudden
lo que + verbo + ser (que)
what + verb +to be (that)
por lo tanto
therefore