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Article ID: 530587

Nation's Youngest Immigrants Helped Mold Modern America

Rowan University

"Immigration remains as central to the formation and evolution of the United States in the present as it has been in the past," says a Rowan University professor, whose new book focuses on the role immigrant children played in changing American culture.

4-Jun-2007 6:00 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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    30-May-2007 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 530369

Subtle Bias Affects Mental Health of Korean Immigrants in Canada

Health Behavior News Service

Subtle racism "” which can include social slights and ambiguous remarks that are hard to pin down "” is more dangerous to mental health than overt discrimination, according to a study of 180 Korean immigrants living in Canada.

29-May-2007 2:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 530220

Immigration Reform: Learn from 1986 Legislation

Halstead Communications

Economics professor at Agnes Scott College says that when it comes to immigration reform, we should learn from the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).

22-May-2007 12:30 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 527145

Increase in Hispanic and Asian Intra-Ethnic Marriages

American Sociological Association (ASA)

Immigration played a key role in unprecedented declines in interracial and inter-ethnic marriage in the United States during the 1990s, according to a new sociological study.

6-Feb-2007 4:30 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 527129

Immigration Slows Rate of Racial and Ethnic Intermarriages

Ohio State University

Immigration has played a key role in unprecedented declines in interracial and inter-ethnic marriage in the United States during the 1990s, according to a new study. The findings suggest that the growing number of Hispanic and Asian immigrants to the United States led to more marriages within these groups, and fewer marriages between members of these groups and whites.

6-Feb-2007 3:20 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 526930

Immigrants and Mental Health

University of Michigan

Black Caribbean immigrants now make up more than one-quarter of the Black population in New York City, Boston, Miami and other U.S. cities. But until now, little has been known about this growing segment of the increasingly diverse U.S. Black population.

30-Jan-2007 7:20 PM EST

Article ID: 524108

Latest Poll: How Do People in Tennessee Feel About the Hot Issues?

Middle Tennessee State University

The twice-annual MTSU Poll is a public-opinion poll out of MTSU's Office of Communication Research, a division of the College of Mass Communication. The attitude of Tennesseans toward immigrants doesn't appear to change simply by using politically correct terminology. There are interesting observations on the use of "illegal" and "undocumented" immigrants. Health care remains a big concern as do growth and traffic.

9-Oct-2006 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 523822

Expert: Why Neither Punitive Nor Guest Worker Plans Will Slow Illegal Immigration

Sarah Lawrence College

K. Dean Hubbard, B.A., J.D., Joanne Woodward Chair in Public Policy at Sarah Lawrence College and director of the College's Institute for Policy Alternatives, is available for comment on a Federal case involving day-laborers in Mamaroneck, N.Y. that might set a national precedent in immigration legislation.

27-Sep-2006 12:15 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    20-Sep-2006 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 523626

Surveys Find Outright Hunger among Latino Immigrants in North Carolina

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Wake Forest University School of Medicine researchers have found high rates of hunger in surveys of immigrant Latino families in eastern and western North Carolina, southwestern Virginia and Forsyth County.

19-Sep-2006 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 523610

Making the Grade: Immigrant Children Keep Academic Pace with Peers

Florida State University

Far from being a burden on the educational system, research from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla shows immigrant children perform as well or better than their same-race, American-born counterparts.

19-Sep-2006 12:50 PM EDT


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