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Confusing Whiteness With "Americanness"

The recent public fervor over immigration and the future of undocumented or illegal immigrants is a recurring theme in U.S. history and culture, says University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Associate Professor of English Linda Frost, Ph.D., author of the 2005 book "Never One Nation: Freaks, Savages and Whiteness in U.S. Popular Culture: 1850-1877."

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Prof: Evaluate Immigration Protest, Boycott Success Over Long Term

The success of Monday's (May 1) national economic boycott by undocumented workers and their supporters is about more than the proposed legislation the movement opposes, says a Purdue University social movements expert. "It is easy to get caught up in the current issue, but the success of this movement will be proven in the years to come," says Rachel Einwohner, an associate professor of sociology.

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Experts Available to Comment on Illegal Immigration Issues

As immigrants' rights groups are organizing a work stoppage, economic boycott and marches for May 1, the following experts are available at the University of Florida to provide insight and comment on related topics.

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UIC Economist to Testify on Immigration

Barry R. Chiswick, distinguished professor and head of economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will testify before the full Senate Judiciary Committee April 25.

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Experts Available on the Immigration Debate

Vanderbilt University experts are available on the immigration debate.

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Book Offers Potent View of Jewish-Russian Immigrant Experience

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"AUTUMN IN YALTA: A NOVEL AND THREE STORIES," a new book by acclaimed Jewish-Russian author and former Soviet refusenik David Shrayer-Petrov in collaboration with his son, Boston College author-scholar Maxim D. Shrayer, offers a powerful, poignant voice of Jewish and immigrant fiction.

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Study Shines Light on Border Problems

United States counties that share a border with Mexico continue to struggle with educational achievement, poverty, access to health care and federal crimes, according to a recent study by the University of Texas at El Paso's Institute for Policy and Economic Development.

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Helping Immigrant Children Cope

The ongoing debate over U.S., immigration may be especially stressful for the children of immigrants who are caught in the middle between their parents, who may be in the country legally or illegally, and their American neighbors, says University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) education expert Anarella Cellitti, Ph.D.

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University of North Texas Experts on Immigration Legislation

In this tip sheet, a University of North Texas political scientist, Mexican-American studies historian, economist and bilingual educator give their views of the ongoing debate on immigration reform.

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Teresa Miller, Immigration Expert, University At Buffalo Law School

Immigrant Detention Resembles 1980s Drug Policies

The growing prevalence of detention as a policy within the U.S. immigration system is strikingly similar to policies of criminal sanctions and mass incarceration used to fight the "war on drugs" in the 1980s, according to University at Buffalo Law School. Professor Teresa A. Miller, who studies the U.S. prison system and teaches immigration law.







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