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Middlespeak: Building Bridges to Immigrant Integration

Immigrants who don’t speak the dominant language are at an economic disadvantage, but what effect does the presence of a third language, a lingua franca such as English, have on their chances to assimilate? This is the question honors student Nathanael Mickelson took up for his honors thesis, and it’s one that hasn’t been looked at before.