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Article ID: 553833

Mexican Wives' Mental Health Dives When Husbands Work in U.S.

Brigham Young University

A new study finds that Mexican wives who stay home when their husbands immigrate to the United States for work have poorer mental health than a comparison group.

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29-Jun-2009 5:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 553072

Immigrants Overcome Great Odds to Raise Children in Foreign Lands

American Psychological Association (APA)

A recent surge in immigration rates has led psychologists to study how these families are coping and thriving in their adopted countries. In a special June issue of the Journal of Family Psychology, published by the American Psychological Association, researchers report that close family ties are crucial for immigrants' successful transition to their new country.

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4-Jun-2009 10:50 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 552975

Empathy in the Kitchen: Study Examines Attitudes Toward Non-English Speakers

University of Houston

A study at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management called "Empathy in the Kitchen," calls for the entrees to be created in silence. The study measures attitudes about non-English-speaking individuals in the hospitality industry and examines ways to change those attitudes.

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2-Jun-2009 9:35 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 552941

African Americans Are More Vulnerable to Welfare Penalties

American Sociological Association (ASA)

African Americans are significantly more likely to be sanctioned by the United States welfare system than whites, according to research published in the June issue of the American Sociological Review, the flagship journal of the American Sociological Association.

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1-Jun-2009 11:30 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 551728

A Mother's Sacrifice: Emigrating to Canada While Leaving Children Behind

Ryerson University

Transnationalizing Families: Canadian Immigration Policy and the Spatial Fragmentation of Care-giving Among Latin American Newcomers, focuses on Latin American women who have come to Canada in search of better futures for their children, and the immigration policy that keeps them separated.

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28-Apr-2009 10:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 546689

Sociologist Looks At Why West Indian Immigrants Succeed

University of Massachusetts Amherst

A new book by Suzanne Model, a sociologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, examines why West Indian immigrants enjoy more economic success than native-borne African Americans and finds that the key factor in this outcome is their self-selected immigrant status.

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21-Nov-2008 5:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 546367

Major Study of Chinese Americans Debunks "˜Model Minority' Myth

University of Maryland, College Park

Chinese Americans, one of the most highly educated groups in the nation, are confronted by a "glass ceiling," unable to realize full occupational stature and success to match their efforts, concludes a study from the University of Maryland. Based on extensive U.S. Census data, the study offers the most comprehensive portrait of this highly diverse population.

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12-Nov-2008 9:30 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    10-Nov-2008 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 546162

Schools' Resources Important for Helping Children of Immigrant Families Succeed in the Classroom

American Psychological Association (APA)

Children of immigrants who enter school with low math and reading skills have a better chance of catching up with their peers if they attend a school with high-performing students, well-supported teachers and services to families of English as a second language (ESL) children, according to a new study.

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6-Nov-2008 11:10 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 545678

Hispanic Births, Not Immigration, Fueling Most Growth

University of New Hampshire

Natural increase "“ more births than deaths "“ is now the major engine of Hispanic population growth in many large metro areas and their suburbs as well as numerous smaller metropolitan areas and rural communities, finds a new brief from the Carsey Institute. Hispanics now account for half of U.S. population growth.

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23-Oct-2008 10:55 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 545518

Immigrants Close Earning Gap More Slowly than Previously Thought

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Immigrants whittle into a broad earnings gap with American-born workers only about half as fast as long-accepted estimates suggest, according to new research by a University of Illinois economist.

Released:
20-Oct-2008 12:45 PM EDT

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