This course introduces the Central American experience in the United States with emphasis on the transnational connections between the countries of origin and the communities of residence in the United States. Students learn about the conditions in Central America that lead to emigration to the United States. Additionally the course investigates specific challenges faced by Central American migrants on their journeys to the United States. The course also examines support networks established in the United States to help these communities adapt to their new homeland. Requirement Designation: Meets IGETC 4C CSU D3.