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Article ID: 702350

New Book by University of Washington Historian Jordanna Bailkin Remembers Britain's 'Forgotten' 20th-Century Refugee Camps

University of Washington

In her book "Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain," Bailkin offers warnings from a liberal democracy's recent past: The refugee camps were a prelude to today's detention centers. "The future of refuge in Britain is not in a camp," she writes, "but in a cell."

Released:
17-Oct-2018 12:15 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 702114

The Power of One: What’s My Responsibility as a Global Citizen?

University of Manitoba

Protectionist laws; anti-immigration sentiments and abuse allegations: one scroll of a feed or flip through the paper can be enough to make you want to shut off and shut down.

Released:
12-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702092

White Americans See Many Immigrants as 'Illegal' Until Proven Otherwise, Survey Finds

Washington University in St. Louis

Fueled by political rhetoric evoking dangerous criminal immigrants, many white Americans assume low-status immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador, Syria, Somalia and other countries President Donald Trump labeled "shithole" nations have no legal right to be in the United States, new research in the journal American Sociological Review suggests.

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11-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT

Article ID: 701932

Guatemalan Immigrant and Recognized Teacher of the Year Inspires the Next Generation

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Emily Francis, the 2016 Cabarrus County (N.C.) Schools Teacher of the Year, looks back at her journey—from a one room shack in Guatemala, to a New York airport facing immigration authorities, to crossing the stage at UNC Charlotte to accept a graduate degree.

Released:
9-Oct-2018 3:55 PM EDT

Education

Article ID: 700771

Crime, Not Money, Drives Migration From El Salvador and Honduras

Vanderbilt University

A new analysis of data from the Latin American Public Opinion Project's AmericasBarometer survey shows that immigration policies designed to deter economic migrants do not dissuade migrants fleeing crime from seeking asylum.

Released:
19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 700463

Researchers find that Brexit will threaten the peace process and weaken human rights and equality protections in Northern Ireland

Queen's University Belfast

A major new research study launched today (Friday 14 September) at Queen’s University Belfast by researchers from BrexitLawNI has found that Brexit will have detrimental consequences for the peace process in Northern Ireland and will weaken human rights and equality protections.

Released:
13-Sep-2018 7:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 700449

Somali Immigrant Grows Business in Buffalo, Puts Family Recipes on Store Shelves

Cornell University

Bisharo Ali has a dream – to get her Najah brand natural sauces and juice drinks on the shelves of every grocery store in the U.S. What began as family recipes from her native Somalia are now commercial products, thanks in part to help from the Cornell Food Venture Center.

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12-Sep-2018 4:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700262

Drought, Conflict and Migration in Kenya

University of Utah

The study is the first to use a nationwide survey representing an entire country in sub-Saharan Africa to find connections between droughts, migration and violence. The survey asked if respondents had to move because of drought, were victims of violence, and, using an indirect questioning method, whether they have latent support violence.

Released:
10-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700157

Statement of APA President Regarding Administration's Proposal to Detain Child Migrants Longer Than Legally Allowed

American Psychological Association (APA)

WASHINGTON – Following is the statement of American Psychological Association President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, in response to the Trump administration’s proposal to detain migrant children beyond the 20 days allowed by current law:

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6-Sep-2018 2:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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