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Deporting the American Dream: Ejecting Illegals Drives Foreclosures in Latino Communities

Early in his presidential campaign, Donald Trump said he would deport all of the estimated 11 million immigrants who are in the United States illegally.

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New GW Battleground Poll: Public Opinion of Trump Improves; Voters Don’t Think He’ll Build a Wall at Mexican Border

Donald Trump’s public image has notably improved since winning the presidency in November, according to the latest George Washington University Battleground Poll.

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Study on American Jihadi Women, Experts on ‘Low-Tech Terror’ and Hate Speech Versus Free Speech in the Terrorism News Source

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Report Analyzes College Paths of Immigrants, Second-Generation Americans

A new report by education researchers at RTI International sheds light on trends in college enrollment by the children of Hispanic and Asian families who recently arrived in the United States.

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For Refugees Seeking Asylum, Medical Exams Are in Short Supply

A new study shows how physicians and mental health professionals can play a crucial, objective role in the process by which refugees apply for asylum in the U.S., by documenting the scars of physical and emotional abuse. But the study also highlights how many more such exams are needed.

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Cancer Risks in Blacks: 'A Complex, Entangled Web'

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Breakthrough UNLV study shows major differences between the types of cancer and mortality rates of U.S.-born blacks versus those who emigrate from the Caribbean.

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From the Rio Grande to the Mediterranean Sea

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New research from the University of California San Diego finds the great migration surge of Mexico-born workers crossing into the United States is over—and will remain this way for years to come. Instead, the new migration hot spot will be workers moving from Northern Africa into Europe.

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Renowned Scholar Patricia Gándara to Discuss English Language Learners, Bilingual Education at Brooklyn Event on November 30

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Dr. Patricia Gándara, a leading researcher on English language learners and bilingual education, will deliver a lecture titled “Educating Immigrant Students and Emergent Bilinguals” as part of the American Educational Research Association’s Centennial Lecture Series. The event is open to the public.

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Trump Immigration Plan Throwback to ‘Operation Wetback’

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Economics Chair William Evans to Present Research on Refugees to USCCB

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A research project by William Evans and Danny Fitzgerald, University of Notre Dame, found that over the course of 20 years, refugees adapt to American life and, on average, pay more in taxes than they receive in benefits.

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“Syrian Refugee Children: Food and Shelter is Not the Answer”—Jacob K. Javits Lecture, Nov. 14 at NYU

New York University Professor Selçuk Şirin will deliver “Syrian Refugee Children: Food and Shelter is Not the Answer,” the 2016 Jacob K. Javits Lecture, on Mon., Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m. at NYU’s Lipton Hall.

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Voting Day Round-Up! Research and Experts on 2016 Election

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White Supremacist Activity Spikes When Trump Talks Anti-Immigration: Vanderbilt Researcher

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The presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has coincided with a large spike in white supremacist activity on the Internet, with Jewish journalists targeted in particular, according to a Vanderbilt professor. “The Trump campaign has given the white nationalist movement a long-awaited opportunity to spread its message to a national audience,” said Sophie Bjork-James, who tracks white nationalist Internet groups and is a post-doctoral fellow and lecturer of anthropology at Vanderbilt University.

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Elderly Chinese Immigrants Feel at Home in U.S. With Living Conditions, Independence, Study Finds

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Having comfortable living conditions and independence from their adult children can help elderly Chinese immigrants find a sense of home and life satisfaction in the United States, but the inability to speak fluent English makes them feel unsettled, according to a research study.

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Miami Hispanic Immigrants Face Higher Toxic Chemical Risks Than U.S.-Born Hispanics

Toxic chemical and other environmental risks that Miami area Hispanics face are higher than those faced by the area’s U.S.-born Hispanic and white residents, but are almost identical to risks faced by the area’s black population.

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Virginia Tech Expert: Don’t Let Political Disagreements End Relationships; It’s Okay to Be ‘Frenemies’

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Drexel Women’s Care Center Improving Female Genital Cutting-Related Health Services for Women and Girls in Philadelphia

With a rapidly growing immigrant population, Philadelphia ranks seventh among major U.S. cities with the highest prevalence — up to 16,500 — of women and girls impacted by female genital cutting (FGC).

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U.S. Must End Booming Immigration Detention Business

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Race, Debates and Political Trends, Oh My! Experts Available for Final Weeks of Election Season

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Deportation Risk Increases Food Insecurity

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Researchers from the University of Missouri have found that local immigration enforcement policies that seek to apprehend and deport adults, can increase food insecurity risks for Mexican non-citizen households with children. Stephanie Potochnick, assistant professor in the Truman School of Public Affairs, says that any immigration policy that seeks to deport adults must have support systems, such as access to food stamps, in place to help improve outcomes for the children left behind.







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