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Part I Viewing Puerto Ricans as Hispanic 1 1 Hispanics in the United States 3 2 The Journeys of Mexicans and Cubans 14 3 The Puerto Rican Journey 32 4 How the Journeys End 51 Part II Viewing Puerto Ricans Across the United States 71 5 How Puerto Ricans Fare from Place to Place 73 6 Internal Migration, A Response? 90 7 How Segregation Fits In 103 8 Puerto Rican Women and the Labor Force 121 Part III Viewing Puerto Ricans Within the US. Economic Structure 141 9 Immigrant Incorporation into U.S. Economy 143 10 Puerto Rican Incorporation into New York 161 11 Puerto Rican Incorporation into Areas Other Than New York 173 12 Conclusion 199 Appendices 209 Appendix 1 Selected MSAs by Region 211 Appendix 2 Dissimilarity Indexes for Selected MSAs, 1990 213 Works Cited 215 Index 225 Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Puerto Ricans United States Economic conditions, Puerto Ricans United States Social conditions, Puerto Ricans United States Statistics, Poverty United States, Poverty United States Statistics, United States Economic conditions 1981-2001, United States Ethnic relations