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Border Security, Water Issues, Economics

Lineae Terrarum: International Borders Conference

Security, water issues and economic integration are among the border-related themes to be discussed by a group of renowned scholars from the United States and Mexico during the Lineae Terrarum: International Borders Conference March 27-30.

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Media, Borders, Mexico, Hispanic, Journalism

Writing Beyond Boundaries

Alfredo Corchado, Sandra Dibble and Andrew Selee will highlight the importance of digging deeper into border stories and issues during a panel discussion at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the University of Texas at El Paso.

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Immigration, Mexicans, Latinos, Farmworkers, Agriculture, Population, Trends

Mexicans Settling in Upstate New York Are Marginalized

A study by Cornell sociologists Max Pfeffer and Pilar Parra finds that Mexican farmworkers are settling in upstate New York in record numbers, but most are marginalized and not mainstreaming into community life. A growing underclass could lead to unemployment, poverty and other social problems.

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Mental Health, Anxiety, Depression, Immigrant Workers

Ambivalence About Migration May Contribute to Poor Mental Health

Men migrating to the United States from Mexico and Central America often face competing desires: wanting to remain with their families while realizing that migration offers the promise of a better future. These feelings of ambivalence may be associated with poor mental health, such as anxiety.

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Immigrant, Homeowners, Race, skin, Colour

Immigrants Losing Homeownership Advantage

Immigrants have lost their once-large homeownership advantage over their Canadian-born counterparts, says a University of Alberta researcher who has now also compared rates by skin colour in Canada and the United States.

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France, Riots, Immigration, Assimilation, Citizenship, Nationalism, Europe, European Union

A Question of Integration -- Lessons Learned from the Riots in France

For more than a week, France has been torn by riots that have been, for the most part, concentrated in the poorer suburbs of Paris. The rioters essentially have been immigrants most of whom had come to France from its former colonies.

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A Question of Integration -- Lessons Learned from the Riots in France

For more than a week, France has been torn by riots that have been, for the most part, concentrated in the poorer suburbs of Paris. The rioters essentially have been immigrants most of whom had come to France from its former colonies.

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France, Social Unrest, Riots, Experts, French, Urban Reas, Violence, Race, Ethnicity, Hargreaves, Alec, Society, Culture, Social Issues, Immigrant, Immigrant Population, North Africa, African, Racism

FSU Scholar Available to Comment on Social Unrest in France

As violence in urban areas throughout France enters a third week, one expert on French society and culture says the unrest is a result of long-festering social issues involving that country's immigrant population.

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Bracero, Border Issues, Migrant Worker Programs, Immigration

"Envisioning Bracero History" and Looking to the Future

As the United States takes a critical look at the future of immigration and temporary worker programs, the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is teaming up with the Smithsonian on a project that could help the country's leaders learn from the past.

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Immigration, United States, Households, Living Arrangements, Foreign Born

Who People Live with Gives Different Picture of Immigrants in U.S.

Immigrants are more dispersed and far more entwined with American-born people when measured by the households in which they live rather than counted individually on the traditional basis of census tracts.







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