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Article ID: 516291

Immigrants Losing Homeownership Advantage

University of Alberta

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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22-Nov-2005 9:20 AM EST
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Article ID: 516119

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

New Global Initiatives

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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15-Nov-2005 7:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 516119

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

New Global Initiatives

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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15-Nov-2005 7:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 516111

FSU Scholar Available to Comment on Social Unrest in France

Florida State University

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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14-Nov-2005 6:45 PM EST
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Article ID: 515804

"Envisioning Bracero History" and Looking to the Future

University of Texas at El Paso

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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1-Nov-2005 8:25 PM EST
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Article ID: 515457

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

University of Washington

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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20-Oct-2005 8:45 AM EDT
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Article ID: 512292

New Book Says Immigration Has Varied Effects on U.S. Economy

University of Illinois at Chicago

An in-depth look at immigration and its impact on America's economy is the focus of a new book written by a University of Illinois at Chicago economist.

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2-Jun-2005 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 510800

Immigration Has Become Hallmark of America's Image at Home, Abroad

University of Washington

Even though the American government and people have not always embraced immigrants, the image of the United States as a land of opportunity and refuge has become the focal point of the nation's identity at home and around the world.

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31-Mar-2005 9:20 AM EST
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Article ID: 510217

Police, Border Agents Using Labs' Sniffer to Nab Drug Traffickers

Sandia National Laboratories

On a South Texas highway local police and border agents are using a hand-held sniffer developed at Sandia National Laboratories to help stem the flow of illegal drugs northward into the U.S.

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3-Mar-2005 1:00 PM EST
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    24-Feb-2005 6:30 PM EST

Article ID: 510037

Disease Testing for Immigrants: Discrimination Disguised as Policy

Lancet

Policies that deny visas to prospective immigrants on the basis of disease are discriminatory, designed to seize on public fears, and do not protect public health, states an editorial.

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23-Feb-2005 11:50 AM EST
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