Assimilation is a process in which people with a different culture of origin completely adapt to the culture of residency, leaving behind traits from their culture of origin. That has been the expected social standard in the US. Yet, Latinos have not and will not assimilate. Latinos and Americans are “acculturating” to each other. Acculturation and assimilation are two different terms and should not be used interchangeably.
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By Mari D. González I completed a translation project over the weekend and felt satisfied to deliver my work before the deadline. My client who…
Assimilation is a process in which people with a different culture of origin completely adapt to the culture of residency, leaving behind traits from their…
By Mari D. González Published at DTC Perspectives on September 16, 2014 As a professional medical interpreter and a cross-cultural communication consultant, I find cultural…