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Article ID: 519587

Skills of Immigrants Up

Colgate University

A new study found that changes in immigration policy "” especially the Immigration Act of 1990 "” have had a direct effect on the overall skill level of new immigrants. The report also found that legal immigrants today have overall higher skill levels than those of previous decades.

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12-Apr-2006 3:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 519523

Poor Housing May Lead to Immigrant Farmworker Health Problems

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Many Hispanic farmworker families in North Carolina live in inadequate housing that puts them at higher risk of exposure to disease, toxins and overcrowding that can affect their psychological well-being, according to new research by Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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10-Apr-2006 2:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 519435

Immigration: Insights from Indiana University

Indiana University

In this media tip sheet, Indiana University experts in law, education and history offer insights into the immigration debate.

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6-Apr-2006 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 519435

Immigration: Insights from Indiana University

Indiana University

In this media tip sheet, Indiana University experts in law, education and history offer insights into the immigration debate.

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6-Apr-2006 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 519409

Harvard Government Professor Addresses Economics Roundtable

University of California San Diego

Harvard Kennedy School of Government Professor George Borjas, often called America's "leading immigration economist," will address the University of California, San Diego Economics Roundtable, May 3, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Faculty Club on the UCSD campus.

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5-Apr-2006 1:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 519243

University of Maryland Expert Looks at Immigration Reform

University of Maryland, College Park

Does immigration hurt labor's interests? Economics Professor Seth Sanders - the Director of the Maryland Population Research Center - offers his perspective in the following commentary.

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30-Mar-2006 4:50 PM EST
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Article ID: 519180

Immigration Goes Nationwide, Heightening Public Interest

University of Michigan

As the U.S. Congress considers immigration reform, immigrants continue to move to new areas of the country, raising national awareness of the issue.

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28-Mar-2006 4:30 PM EST
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Article ID: 519154

UNC Asheville Expert on Immigration Policy Available for Comment

University of North Carolina at Asheville

Dr. Mark Gibney, UNC Asheville Belk Professor of Humanities is a widely respected international human rights expert and has written a number of books on immigration and refugee policy, He is available for comment on the Senate debate on the first comprehensive rewrite of U.S. immigration laws in a decade.

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28-Mar-2006 3:15 PM EST
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Article ID: 519139

Study Warns of Accelerating Homelessness, Overcrowding

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago is gaining low-income households, including large Latino households, much faster than it is gaining affordable housing, a University of Illinois at Chicago report says. Too much high-end construction has left a growing mismatch between supply and demand.

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27-Mar-2006 4:30 PM EST
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Article ID: 518733

Lineae Terrarum: International Borders Conference

University of Texas at El Paso

Security, water issues and economic integration are among the border-related themes to be discussed by a group of renowned scholars from the United States and Mexico during the Lineae Terrarum: International Borders Conference March 27-30.

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13-Mar-2006 7:00 PM EST
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