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UCI Experts Available for Interviews About Deadlock on President Obama’s Deferred Action Program, Which Could Affect Up to 5 Million Undocumented Immigrants

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SCOTUS Decisions on Affirmative Action, Immigration: U-M Experts Can Comment

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U.S. v. Texas Does Not Close Door to Future Policies That May Expand or Constrict Immigration Relief, Experts Say

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Breaking Down Possible Outcomes From the Immigration Case Before the Supreme Court

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Tighter Enforcement Along the US-Mexico Border Backfired, Researchers Find

The rapid escalation of border enforcement over the past three decades has backfired as a strategy to control undocumented immigration between Mexico and the United States, according to new research that suggests further militarization of the border is a waste of money.

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Can The States Challenge President Obama On Immigration Policy Before The Supreme Court? Legal Expert Explains

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Family Dynamics Cause Major Stress for Latino Immigrant Families

Threats to familismo — deeply held cultural beliefs about the centrality of family in daily life — are often a major source of stress for immigrants and can have a negative impact on their overall health and well-being as they move forward in a new country.

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Fathers Plays a Critical Role in Family Values for Mexican-Origin Youth

Past research has indicated that Latino families, particularly Mexican-origin families, tend to be more family oriented and place a significant emphasis on family time. New research from the University of Missouri found that a father's family values can predict family values held by Mexican-origin youth as well as family time for late adolescents. Research also indicated that the link between family time and young adults' depressive symptoms depended on parental acceptance and warmth.

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Minorities’ Homicide Victimization Rates Fall Significantly Compared to Whites’

A new study reveals that while homicide victimization rates declined for whites, blacks, and Hispanics in the United States from 1990-2010, the drop was much more precipitous for the two minority groups.

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Immigrant New Yorkers Face Unexpected Challenges to Health and Wellbeing

A new report based on in-person interviews and surveys conducted by The New York Academy of Medicine provides insights into what immigrants—nearly 30 percent of the city’s population—in New York City see as barriers to improved wellbeing, as well as potential solutions to poor health status. In a discussion of what it takes to successfully transition between cultures, city residents representing more than 10 ethnic groups, from four boroughs, talk about their mental and physical health and wellbeing in a new report, “Immigrant Communities: Bridging Cultures for Better Health.”

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Financial, Migration Crises in Europe Add to EU Skepticism, Professor Finds

Rise of nationalism creates most complex problems since WWII, researcher says.

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University of Maryland Study Links Anti-Immigration Policies & Terrorism

Recent acts of terrorism have fueled concern both about Muslim immigrants becoming radicalized in the West and about the possibility of terrorists entering new home nations via refugee routes. As a result of the political backlash, many Muslims in Europe or the United States feel harassed and isolated.

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Study Finds Increased Risk of Obesity with Increased Time in the U.S. in Filipino Immigrants Living in New York Area

A study led by SUNY Downstate Medical Center has found increased risk of obesity among Filipino immigrants living in the New York City metropolitan area.

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A New Home – but with No Medical Home? U-M Study Looks at Immigrants’ Kids with Special Health Needs

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hey may have made America their new home, but immigrants whose children have special medical needs appear to be having trouble finding a true “medical home” for their child, a new study finds.

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