Barriers in the Transfer Process for Hispanic and Hispanic Immigrant Students

This article reports barriers to transfer from the community college to bachelor's degree-granting institutions encountered by Hispanic students in the Dallas County Community College District. These Hispanic students were enrolled in a cultural studies course preparing them to transfer. Ethnographic methodsprincipally participant observation of the students and their families, interviews, and case studieswere used to analyze the barriers, three of which were not reported in the literature.