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Released: 24-Mar-2020 1:15 PM EDT
COVID-19: The time is now to prepare for people affected by humanitarian crises
Dartmouth College

With over 300,000 COVID-19 cases across the globe, including recent cases in Syria and the Gaza Strip, the data continues to demonstrate how the disease has no borders.

Released: 24-Mar-2020 8:10 AM EDT
How can migration, workforce participation, and education balance the cost of aging in Europe?
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

New IIASA research shows that higher levels of education and increasing workforce participation in both migrant and local populations are needed to compensate for the negative economic impacts of aging populations in EU countries.

Released: 18-Mar-2020 12:05 AM EDT
‘Breastfeeding Gap’ Exists Among Mexican-Origin Women Living in Texas
University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Mexican women born and educated in Mexico who now live in Texas breastfeed longer than those born and educated in the United States. That’s the finding from new research from the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) at The University of Texas at Austin, which points to a “breastfeeding gap” among some Mexican-origin women living in Texas.

Newswise: Noncitizens are undertreated for heart attack, stroke risk factors
Released: 10-Mar-2020 10:35 AM EDT
Noncitizens are undertreated for heart attack, stroke risk factors
University of Illinois at Chicago

A new study shows that noncitizens in the United States are less likely to receive treatment for cardiovascular disease risk factors when compared with born or naturalized U.S. citizens.

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Released: 10-Mar-2020 10:10 AM EDT
What Are Green Jobs?
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Green jobs are booming. But what are they? And how can the United States prepare for the future this shift in technologies will bring? This video is part of the Inside the Issues video series, featuring CFR Vice President of Studies Shannon K. O’Neil. Watch as she helps explain and clarify common misconceptions surrounding international issues such as China’s trade practices, green jobs, and immigration.

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Released: 10-Mar-2020 9:55 AM EDT
What Automation Means for Jobs
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

When was the last time you went to the mall for something you could buy on your phone? Automation is a disruptive force that continues to shape the future. CFR breaks down what automation means for the U.S. workforce.

Released: 5-Mar-2020 1:20 PM EST
No increase in crime under California’s ‘sanctuary state’ status, UCI study finds
University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., March 5, 2020 — The implementation of California Senate Bill 54 – which limits, but does not prohibit, state and local police cooperation with federal immigration authorities – did not cause an increase in crime, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, Irvine. This is the first systematic analysis to be conducted on the impact of the measure since California’s “sanctuary state” status went into effect on Jan.

Newswise: Majority of People in a National Survey Oppose Separating Immigrant Families at US/Mexico Border
Released: 5-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EST
Majority of People in a National Survey Oppose Separating Immigrant Families at US/Mexico Border
Baylor University

A clear majority of participants in a national survey about the zero-tolerance policy on the United States/Mexico border strongly oppose separating immigrant families and charging the parents as criminals, according to Baylor University research. Researchers also found that among those who support the family separation policy, the strongest connection is conservative political ideology.

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Released: 12-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST
Pursuing Ph.D., Ecuadorian immigrant works to improve lives of immigrants through policy
Iowa State University

Twenty years after leaving Ecuador during its economic crisis, Maria Alcívar-Zúñiga learned she had received a prestigious national award recognizing her leadership, academic accomplishments and community work empowering Latinx youth and families in Iowa. Next stop: finishing her dissertation at Iowa State University.

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