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Article ID: 538158

Application Deadline March 7 for Media Fellowship on Immigration

Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University encourages active journalists to apply by Friday, March 7, to attend its media fellowship, "Immigration: Nation's Bedrock or Burden?," scheduled April 1-4, in Nashville, Tenn. To view the event's agenda and to apply, go to www.vanderbilt.edu/news/immigration.

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27-Feb-2008 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 537144

Why Immigration Divides America Will Be Tackled at UCSD Economics Roundtable, Feb. 13

University of California San Diego

One of the nation's leading authorities on the economics of immigration, University of California, San Diego Professor Gordon Hanson, will speak on the topic "Why Does Immigration Divide America?" when he addresses the UCSD Economics Roundtable on Wednesday, February 13, 2008.

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23-Jan-2008 1:45 PM EST
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Article ID: 536859

New Book Explores "America Beyond Black and White - How Immigrants and Fusions Are Helping Us Overcome the Racial Divide"

Central Connecticut State University

The book is an impassioned call for a new way of imagining race and ethnicity in America. For the first time in U.S. history, the black-white dichotomy that historically has defined race and ethnicity is being challenged, not by a small minority, but by the fastest-growing and arguably most vocal segment of the increasingly diverse American population -- Mexicans, Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Indians, Arabs, and many more...

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11-Jan-2008 10:30 AM EST
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Article ID: 536438

Community as Place and Identity: Mexican Immigrant Workers on Both Sides of the Border

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

As Mexican immigrant workers have moved into the heartland of the United States seeking stable employment, particularly in the poultry industry, they have developed a sense of home that encompasses life on both sides of the border. According to a University of Arkansas anthropologist, community identity is important, both for ties to Mexico and survival in the United States.

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20-Dec-2007 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 534270

Audio, Video Available of Immigration Conference at Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University

Audio recordings of the keynote addresses and panel discussions from "Immigration: Recasting the Debate," a three-day conference held Oct. 3-5 at Wake Forest University, are available online at www.wfu.edu/voices. Videos of the sessions will also be posted online throughout the week.

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12-Oct-2007 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 533418

Immigration: Recasting the Debate

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University will host a free, three-day conference Oct. 3-5 titled "Immigration: Recasting the Debate." The event will feature keynote addresses by Ray Marshall and U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez and forums with leading immigration policy experts and scholars who will present research and arguments not always in the forefront of media coverage.

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17-Sep-2007 8:45 AM EDT
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Article ID: 532192

Illegal Immigrant to Brain Surgeon

Johns Hopkins Medicine

"Terra Firma -- A Journey from Migrant Farm Labor to Neurosurgery" chronicles Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Alfredo Quinones' amazing journey from illegal immigrant, migrant farm worker to prominent Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and brain cancer researcher. The compelling story will appear in the August 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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3-Aug-2007 3:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 532257

Demographer Available To Discuss New Census Data on Hispanics

University of New Hampshire

A leading demographer with the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire is available to discuss new U.S. Census data and trends in the growth of the Hispanic population nationwide. The new data will be released by the U.S. Census Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007.

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7-Aug-2007 2:45 PM EDT
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    29-Jul-2007 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 531868

Work-Family Stress Studied Among Immigrant Latinos

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

A new study that examined the work-family experiences of recent Latino immigrants working in low-wage, nonprofessional jobs, found that they reported infrequent work-family conflict, according to lead author Joseph G. Grzywacz, Ph.D., of Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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25-Jul-2007 6:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 531382

Being Born in the U.S.A. May Not Be Good for Hispanic Health

University of Southern California (USC)

USC study finds immigrants from Mexico in better health than Mexicans-Americans born in the United States. Hardy immigrants mask poor vital signs of American-born Hispanic community, say researchers.

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10-Jul-2007 3:15 PM EDT
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