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California Leads the Way on Immigration Reform, State Citizenship

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University of California, Riverside researchers argue that some of the most important developments in immigration policy are now occurring at the state level.Their findings appear in the latest installment of Policy Matters, a public policy journal of the UCR School of Public Policy.

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Sociologists Assess Epidemic of Wage Theft in Massachusetts Residential Construction Industry

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New research published by the University of Massachusetts Amherst Labor Center asserts how the illegal theft of workers’ wages, especially those of undocumented immigrant laborers, has reached epidemic levels in the residential construction industry in Massachusetts. In the working paper “The Epidemic of Wage Theft in Residential Construction in Massachusetts,” Tom Juravich, professor of sociology, with research assistants and co-authors Essie Ablavsky and Jake Williams, present three case studies examining the subcontractors for one of the nation’s largest homebuilding companies, regional drywall-hanging companies and affordable housing construction by a community development corporation.

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China Tops Mexico In Immigration To U.S., China Expert Discusses Reasons And Possible Ramifications

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Family Reunification Drives Child Migration From Latin America

New research by Vanderbilt University's Katharine Donato and Blake Sisk examines why children from Latin America make the difficult journey north.

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Deep National History of Immigration Predicts Wide Cultural Comfort Displaying Emotion

People who live in countries built on centuries of migration from a wide range of other countries are more emotionally expressive than people in more insular cultures, according to research led by University of Wisconsin–Madison psychology Professor Paula Niedenthal.

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Repealing DREAM Act Would Harm Many Texas Residents, Documented or Not

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Immigrants Are Usually in Better Health Than Native Canadians… at Least When They Arrive

Research has shown that the health of immigrants is generally better than that of citizens of their host country, at least on their arrival and for some time afterwards. But a team of researchers in Montreal has found that this is not true of all groups of immigrants.

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DHS Funding, Clinton's Emails at State Dept, ACA at SCOTUS, Netanyahu to Congress; Experts Needed

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Children of Undocumented Mexican Immigrants Have Heightened Risk of Behavior Problems

Children of undocumented Mexican immigrants have a significantly higher risk of behavior problems than their co-ethnic counterparts with documented or naturalized citizen mothers, according to a new study.

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Law Professor Available to Offer Insight into Obama Immigration Legal Battle