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Study Shines Light on Border Problems

United States counties that share a border with Mexico continue to struggle with educational achievement, poverty, access to health care and federal crimes, according to a recent study by the University of Texas at El Paso's Institute for Policy and Economic Development.

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Helping Immigrant Children Cope

The ongoing debate over U.S., immigration may be especially stressful for the children of immigrants who are caught in the middle between their parents, who may be in the country legally or illegally, and their American neighbors, says University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) education expert Anarella Cellitti, Ph.D.

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Immigration, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigrants, Guest Worker

University of North Texas Experts on Immigration Legislation

In this tip sheet, a University of North Texas political scientist, Mexican-American studies historian, economist and bilingual educator give their views of the ongoing debate on immigration reform.

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Teresa Miller, Immigration Expert, University At Buffalo Law School

Immigrant Detention Resembles 1980s Drug Policies

The growing prevalence of detention as a policy within the U.S. immigration system is strikingly similar to policies of criminal sanctions and mass incarceration used to fight the "war on drugs" in the 1980s, according to University at Buffalo Law School. Professor Teresa A. Miller, who studies the U.S. prison system and teaches immigration law.

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Immigration, Policy, Skills, Adjustments

Skills of Immigrants Up

A new study found that changes in immigration policy "” especially the Immigration Act of 1990 "” have had a direct effect on the overall skill level of new immigrants. The report also found that legal immigrants today have overall higher skill levels than those of previous decades.

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Inadequate Housing, Immigrant Farmworkers

Poor Housing May Lead to Immigrant Farmworker Health Problems

Many Hispanic farmworker families in North Carolina live in inadequate housing that puts them at higher risk of exposure to disease, toxins and overcrowding that can affect their psychological well-being, according to new research by Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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Immigration Reform, History, K 12 Schools

Immigration: Insights from Indiana University

In this media tip sheet, Indiana University experts in law, education and history offer insights into the immigration debate.

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Immigration Reform, History, K 12 Schools

Immigration: Insights from Indiana University

In this media tip sheet, Indiana University experts in law, education and history offer insights into the immigration debate.

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Immigration, Government Control Of Borders, Guest Workers

Harvard Government Professor Addresses Economics Roundtable

Harvard Kennedy School of Government Professor George Borjas, often called America's "leading immigration economist," will address the University of California, San Diego Economics Roundtable, May 3, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Faculty Club on the UCSD campus.

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University of Maryland Expert Looks at Immigration Reform

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Does immigration hurt labor's interests? Economics Professor Seth Sanders - the Director of the Maryland Population Research Center - offers his perspective in the following commentary.







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