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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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    13-Sep-2018 7:05 PM EDT

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.

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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.

Released:
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:

Released:
6-Sep-2018 2:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 699767

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law Opens Immigration Law Clinic

Washington University in St. Louis

The School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis has launched a new immigration clinic, aimed at helping students learn how to handle immigration matters affecting low- to moderate-income people.“The goal of the Immigration Law Clinic is to provide upper-level law students hands-on experience working with clients to resolve their immigration legal issues,” said Katie Meyer, assistant professor of practice and director of the clinic.

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29-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 699512

Register Now for Free Green Card Webinar for Foreign Scientific Researchers

American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) has teamed with immigration law firm Getson and Shatz to offer a free webinar—Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Win Your EB-1A/NIW Case—on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 1:30-2:30 pm EDT.

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27-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 699363

Children Take Longer to Learn Two Languages At Once Compared to Just One – Don’t Fret

Florida Atlantic University

Bilingual children from immigrant families are not two monolinguals in one. They develop each language at a slower pace because their learning is spread across two languages. A researcher shows strong evidence that the rate of language growth is influenced by the quantity of language input. She challenges the belief, held in and out of scientific circles that children are linguistic sponges who quickly absorb the language or languages they hear and become proficient speakers of both languages.

Released:
23-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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