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Article ID: 705163

Nursing student is determined to succeed despite DACA uncertainty

Wichita State University

Wichita State University senior nursing student Flor Maritza Mercado is one of the thousands of people in the United States who is impacted by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Released:
10-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST

Education

Article ID: 704879

African maroon resistance at Hispaniola heavily challenged European conquest

University of Kansas

African resistance strongly shaped Spanish Hispaniola of the 1500s-- now the island home to Haiti and the Dominican Republic -- but historians have often considered that resistance to be a byproduct of Spanish colonialism and its reliance on slavery

Released:
4-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 704063

Vanderbilt Research Hub to Examine Issues Faced by Children at Risk for Poor Health, Education Outcomes

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Experts from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Department of Health Policy and Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development are joining efforts to establish a Policies for Action (P4A) Research Hub at Vanderbilt to better understand and develop recommendations to address the needs of some of Tennessee’s most vulnerable children, including children in immigrant families and children with prenatal exposure to opioids.

Released:
15-Nov-2018 9:30 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 703814

Study: Following 10-year gains, SNAP participation among immigrant families dropped in 2018

American Public Health Association (APHA)

New research presented today at the American Public Health Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo revealed that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation declined in the first half of 2018 among immigrant families, following 10 years of increasing participation from 2007 through 2017.

Released:
12-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703485

APA Decries Proposal Allowing Indefinite Detention of Immigrant Children

American Psychological Association (APA)

The American Psychological Association voiced opposition to a proposed rule that would allow the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services to detain immigrant children with their families indefinitely.

Released:
6-Nov-2018 3:15 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 703210

Immigration to the United States changes a person’s microbiome

University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering

Researchers at the University of Minnesota and the Somali, Latino, and Hmong Partnership for Health and Wellness have new evidence that the gut microbiota of immigrants and refugees rapidly Westernize after a person’s arrival in the United States. The study could provide insight into fighting obesity and diabetes.

Released:
1-Nov-2018 11:00 AM EDT

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