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Expert Available to Comment on Race and Public Policy, Immigration and Voting Rights

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Private Detention of Immigrants Deters Family Visits, Study Finds

Immigrants detained in a privately run detention facility while awaiting deportation decisions are far less likely than those held in county or city jails to receive visits from their children, a new study finds.

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9/11 Merged U.S. Immigration and Terrorism Efforts at Latinos’ Expense, Study Finds

After September 11, issues of immigration and terrorism merged, heightening surveillance and racializing Latino immigrants as a threat to national security, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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9/11 Merged U.S. Immigration and Terrorism Efforts at Latinos’ Expense, Study Finds

After September 11, issues of immigration and terrorism merged, heightening surveillance and racializing Latino immigrants as a threat to national security, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin).

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Zika Virus: Virginia Tech Experts Available to Provide Context on Infectious Diseases, Immigration, Other Areas

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Media Advisory: Tulane Experts Available for Comment on 2016 Election

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UC Riverside Scholar Translates Korean Immigrant Oral Histories

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A collection of oral histories gathered by K.W. Lee, the godfather of Asian American journalism, has been translated into Korean by UC Riverside scholar Edward T. Chang and published in the Republic of Korea.

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Six Ways to Make Media Coverage of Immigration More Constructive

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LAWRENCE — U.S. immigration policy has become a hotly debated issue in the presidential primaries, and it figures to continue in the campaign as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appear headed to receiving their parties' nominations later this summer.

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Kansas State University Researchers Study Immigration From Central America to Rural Kansas

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Alisa Garni, associate professor of sociology at Kansas State University, and her student team are conducting long-term, in-depth ethnographic research on Central American immigrants in Kansas.

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Baylor Historian to Discuss Global Trends at Panel Discussion in Washington, D.C., July 12

Key global demographic trends affecting issues of faith, migration and the economy will be discussed by an expert panel, including Baylor University religion historian Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., at the Washington, D.C., office of The Pew Charitable Trusts on Tuesday, July 12. Panelists will discuss the data behind global trends and their policy implications during the event, “Global Trends: New Demographics and Their Implications.”

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Researcher Finds 'Ghost Workers' Common in Migrant Farm Work

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New research by Sarah Horton, an anthropologist at the University of Colorado Denver, reveals that employers in agricultural industries often take advantage of migrants' inability to work legally by making their employment contingent upon working under the false or borrowed identity documents provided by employers.

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Expert Says Supreme Court Immigration Decision Places Millions of Lives in Limbo

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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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