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2012-08-02 23:01:16

Maryland Governor Martin O´Malley, NAACP President Ben Jealous and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas will join other leaders to tackle tough immigration issues Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 The largest national conference to bring together a cross-section of immigrant integration leaders and advocates, the National Immigrant Integration Conference 2012 (NIIC 2012), will be held Sept. 22-25 in Baltimore, Md. NIIC 2012 is designed to take the...

2012-06-28 22:16:17

Worldwide mobility increases - for women more than for men For the first time comparable migration data is available for almost every country of the world. To date, records were incompatible between nations and especially by gender and age, nonexistent. Emilio Zagheni from the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock, Germany, for the first time provides a rich migration database by compiling the global flow of millions of e-mails. “Where estimates of...

2012-06-25 21:23:10

Society tends to perceive an increase in the immigrant population with an increase in crime. But, according to a new study, it is not possible to infer this cause-effect relationship in the case of Spain. "Crime in Spain is low compared to the rest of Europe. Crime rates have increased slightly in recent years, unlike the immigrant population which has grown at a much greater pace. This suggests a positive yet low correlation between immigration and crime," as explained to SINC by...


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