David Becerra

Asst Professor

  • 511 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
20062019
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Research Output 2006 2019

2019
social issue
social work
Mexico
education
student
2018

Increased immigration enforcement and perceived discrimination among Latino immigrants

Becerra, D., Castillo, J., Silva Arciniega, M. R., Bou Ghosn Naddy, M. & Nguyen, V., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 45, 2, p. 39-65 27 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

immigration
discrimination
immigrant
immigration policy
social work
parents
low income
housing
school
assistance
1 Citation (Scopus)
Refugees
Mental Health
Wounds and Injuries
Hispanic Americans
Family Conflict
2017
8 Citations (Scopus)

Policing immigrants: Fear of deportations and perceptions of law enforcement and criminal justice

Becerra, D., Wagaman, M. A., Androff, D., Messing, J. & Castillo, J., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Social Work. 17, 6, p. 715-731 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Law Enforcement
Criminal Law
deportation
law enforcement
Hispanic Americans
2016
Mexico
migration
adolescent
school graduation
social capital
4 Citations (Scopus)
Mexico
Drug Resistance
gender-specific factors
adolescent
drug
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

How Immigration Enforcement Affects the Lives of Older Latinos in the United States

Becerra, D., Quijano, L. M., Wagaman, M. A., Cimino, A. & Blanchard, K. N., Oct 2 2015, In : Journal of Poverty. 19, 4, p. 357-376 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

immigration
deportation
quality of life
logistics
anxiety
20 Citations (Scopus)
deportation
violent crime
law enforcement
offense
anxiety
9 Citations (Scopus)

Linguistic Acculturation and Perceptions of Quality, Access, and Discrimination in Health Care Among Latinos in the United States

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Messing, J., Castillo, J. & Cimino, A., Feb 7 2015, In : Social Work in Health Care. 54, 2, p. 134-157 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acculturation
Quality of Health Care
Linguistics
Hispanic Americans
Delivery of Health Care
2 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of Low Socioeconomic Status and Perceived Discrimination on Parental Perceptions of the Well-Being of Latino Children

Becerra, D., Gurrola, M. A. & Wagaman, M. A., Nov 17 2015, In : Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. 25, 8, p. 790-800 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social status
parents
discrimination
well-being
mental health
3 Citations (Scopus)

The role of the Government in addressing social issues in Ghana: The perceptions of Ghanaian undergraduate social work students

Castillo, J. T., Asante, S., Becerra, D., Dwumah, P. & Barnie, J. A., Mar 14 2015, In : Journal of Social Work. 15, 2, p. 162-185 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ghana
Poverty
Public Policy
social issue
Social Work
2014

Ghanain BSW student' perceptions of poverty and social welfare policies in Ghana

Castillo, J. T., Asante, S., Swumah, P., Asamanin Barnue, J. & Becerra, D., 2014, In : Advances in Social Work.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How U.S. immigration policies impact older Latinos

Becerra, D., Quijano, L. M., Wagaman, M. A., Cimino, A. M. & Blanchard, K. N., 2014, In : Journal of Social Work.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poverty among immigrants and refugees

Becerra, D., Ayón, C., Gurrola, M., Androff, D. K. & Segal, E. A., 2014, The new reality of poverty. Giffords, E. & Garber, K. (eds.). Chicago: Lyceum

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The effects of neoliberal capitalism on immigration and pverty among Mexican immigrants in the U.S.

Becerra, D., 2014, Routledge Handbook of Poverty and the United States. Haymes, S., Vidal de Haymes, M. & Miller, R. (eds.). New York, NY: Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Moderating Role of Parental Monitoring on the Influence of Peer Pro-Drug Norms on Alcohol and Cigarette Use Among Adolescents in Mexico

Becerra, D., Castillo, J. T., Ayón, C. & Blanchard, K. N., 2014, In : Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse. 23, 5, p. 297-306 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prodrugs
Mexico
Tobacco Products
alcohol
Alcohols

The perception of poverty and social welfare policies among undergraduate and graduate social work students in India

Castillo, J. T., Tian, T., Becerra, D. & Anish, K. R., Apr 1 2014, In : Indian Journal of Social Work. 75, 2, p. 209-232 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social welfare
social policy
social work
graduate
poverty

The role of government is addressing social issues in India: Perceptions of Indian undergraduate and graduate social work students

Castillo, J. T., Becerra, D., Kwangyeop, L. & Anish, K. R., 2014, In : Social Work Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Role of the Government in Addressing Social Issues in Ghana: The Perceptions of Ghanian Undergraduate Social Work Students

Castillo, J., Asante, S., Becerra, D., Dwumah, P. & Asamanin, B. J., 2014, In : Journal of Social Work.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

The Role of the Government in Addressing Social Issues in India: The Perceptions of Indian Undergraduate and Graduate Social Work Students

Castillo, J. T., Becerra, D., Lee, K. & Anish, K. R., Jan 2014, In : Social Work Education. 33, 1, p. 31-48 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social issue
social work
graduate
India
student
2013

Fear of deportation and perceptions of law enforcement among Latinos in the United States

Becerra, D., Androff, D. K., Messing, J. T. & Castillo, J., Jan 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Immigration issues in Arizona

Becerra, D., Mar 3 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

20 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of Perceived Discrimination and Immigration Policies Upon Perceptions of Quality of Life Among Latinos in the United States

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Cimino, A., Alex Wagaman, M. & Blanchard, K. N., 2013, In : Race and Social Problems. 5, 1, p. 65-78 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

immigration policy
quality of life
discrimination
deportation
acculturation

The impact of perceived discrimination and U.S. immgration policies upon perceptions quality of life among Latinos in the United States

Becerra, D., Androff, D. K., Cimino, A., Wagaman, M. A. & Blanchard, K. N., 2013, In : Race & Social Problems. 5, p. 65-78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
16 Citations (Scopus)

Fear vs. facts: Examining the economic impact of undocumented immigrants in the U.S.

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Ayón, C. & Castillo, J. T., 2012, In : Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 39, 4, p. 111-135 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

economic impact
immigrant
federal state
anxiety
taxes
16 Citations (Scopus)

Fear vs. Facts: Examining the economic impact of undocumented immigrants in the U.S.

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Ayón, C. & Castillo, J., 2012, In : Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare. 39, p. 111-134

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health care for Latinos in the United States: Perceptions of quality, discrimination and access

Becerra, D., Androff, D. K., Messing, J. T., Castillo, J. & Cimino, A. N., Jan 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

7 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions of educational barriers affecting the academic achievement of Latino K-12 students

Becerra, D., Jul 2012, In : Children and Schools. 34, 3, p. 167-177 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
academic achievement
Students
student
education
18 Citations (Scopus)
immigration policy
discrimination
migration
adolescent
Mexico
5 Citations (Scopus)
social welfare
social policy
social work
graduate
poverty
2011
11 Citations (Scopus)

Culturally protectice parenting practices against substance use among adolescents in Mexico

Becerra, D. & Castillo, J., 2011, In : Journal of Substance Use. 16, p. 136-149

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Culturally protective parenting practices against substance use among adolescents in Mexico

Becerra, D. & Castillo, J., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Substance Use. 16, 2, p. 136-149 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parenting
Mexico
female adolescent
monitoring
adolescent

Diary farmworkers stress: Mental and physical implications

Quijano, L. M., Becerra, D. & Amell, J., Apr 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Latino children's mental health and the public child welfare system: A look at the role of generation and origin

Ayón, C., Krysik, J., Gerdes, K., Segal, E., Androff, D., Becerra, D., Gurrola, M. & Moya-Salas, L., 2011, In : Child & Family Social Work. 16, p. 369-379

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Migration intentions and illicit substance use among youth in central Mexico

Marsiglia, F. F., Kulis, S., Hoffman, S., Caldern-Tena, C. O., Becerra, D. & Alvarez, D., Sep 30 2011, In : Substance Use and Misuse. 46, 13, p. 1619-1627 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mexico
migration
drug
Sampling Studies
Emigration and Immigration
1 Citation (Scopus)

Migration intentions and illicit substance use among youth in central Mexico

Marsiglia, F. F., Kulis, S., Hoffman, S., Calderón-Tena, C. O., Becerra, D. & Alvarez, D., 2011, In : Substance use & misuse. 46, p. 1619-1627

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of linguistic acculturation and gender on the initiation of substance use among Mexican heritage preadolescents in the borderlands

Marsiglia, F. F., Yakibu, S. T., Kulis, S., Nieri, S., Parasai, M. & Becerra, D., 2011, In : Journal of Early Adolescence. 31, p. 271-299

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
Acculturation
Linguistics
acculturation
linguistics
gender
1 Citation (Scopus)

The mental health status of Latino children in the public child welfare system: A look at the role of generation and origin

Ayón, C., Krysik, J., Gerdes, K., Androff, D., Becerra, D., Gurrola, M., Moya-Salas, L. & Segal, E., Nov 2011, In : Child and Family Social Work. 16, 4, p. 369-379 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Welfare
child welfare
Hispanic Americans
Health Status
health status
63 Citations (Scopus)

U.S. immigration policy and immigrant children's well-being: The impact of policy shifts

Androff, D., Ayón, C., Becerra, D., Gurrola, M., Salas, L., Krysik, J., Gerdes, K. & Segal, E., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 38, 1, p. 77-98 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

child well-being
immigration policy
immigrant
deportation
criminalization
63 Citations (Scopus)

U.S. immigration policy and immigrant children's well-being: The impact of policy shifts

Androff, D., Ayón, D., Becerra, D., Gurrola, M., Moya-Salas, L., Krysik, J., Gerdes, K. & Segal, E., 2011, In : Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare. 38, p. 77-98

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

Acculturation gaps and problem behaviors among U.S. Southwestern Mexican youth

Marsiglia, F. F., Kulis, S., FitzHarris, B. & Becerra, D., 2010, In : Social Work Forum: Special Issue on Social Work Practice with Latino Children and Families. 43, p. 6-26

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child trauma: The PRevention, Empowerment, REsiliency, Collaborative (PERC)

Becerra, D. & Stoll, A., May 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper