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2012-05-09 14:30:57

Schools, local councils and professionals need better guidance and training to work with migrant families from Eastern Europe and their children, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Researchers from the University of Strathclyde found that many children had positive experiences after migration, but a number experienced racism, some struggled with language and some found access to services more problematic than in their home countries. The...

2012-05-07 06:23:47

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty talk radio hosts from around the nation will broadcast their programs from the Phoenix Park Hotel on Capitol Hill on May 8 and 9, discussing immigration policy with members of Congress, state legislators, law enforcement officials, and other policy experts. Hold Their Feet to the Fire 2012 is organized by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), the nation's oldest and largest immigration reform organization. The event is...

2012-04-26 10:23:17

50 Radio Hosts, Members of Congress, Law Enforcement Gather to Debate/Discuss WASHINGTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest annual immigration-media event, Hold Their Feet to the Fire 2012 takes place May 8 and 9 at the Phoenix Park Hotel, 520 North Capitol Street in Washington, D.C. Fifty radio hosts from across the country will broadcast their shows live from the event while interviewing members of Congress, law enforcement officials, state lawmakers,...

2012-04-25 22:12:32

New study looks at decades of data to support 'clear and unequivocal' findings Public opinion and public policy often assume that immigration is directly related to higher rates of crime, but the social conditions of neighborhoods actually have a more significant effect on violent crimes than immigrant populations. A new study in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (published by SAGE) titled "Extending Immigration and Crime Studies: National Implications and...

2012-04-24 10:24:01

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (www.NHCLC.org), also known as the Hispanic Evangelical Association, the nation's largest Christian Hispanic organization, has announced that they will present the Champions of Justice award to recipients at the NHCLC Annual Board meeting's Recognition and Celebratory Service in Los Angeles, Calif. on April 26, 2012. The Champions of Justice Award will be presented to Dr. Richard Land,...

2012-04-24 02:25:28

Open Letter to U.S. Supreme Court Backs State Action on Immigration Laws ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Negative Population Growth members from Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, South Carolina and Utah have publicly gone on record urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the actions of their legislatures regarding illegal immigration enforcement. With the nation's highest court scheduled to hear oral arguments in Arizona v. United States on April 25th, NPG...

2012-04-19 06:21:09

Massive Spending, Limited Impact, and Humanitarian Crisis WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) and Mexico's College of the Northern Border (COLEF) released "Beyond the Border Buildup: Security and Migrants along the U.S.-Mexico Border," a year-long study on the impact of both countries' security policies on migration. The study finds a dramatic buildup of U.S. security forces along the southern border--a fivefold...

2012-04-17 02:26:54

Congress Continues Admitting Millions of Immigrants, Despite Impact On U.S. Carbon Footprint and Population Explosion SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2012 Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) has launched a national TV campaign calling attention to the fact that mass immigration to the U.S. is expanding the country's already massive carbon footprint and driving population growth that will add 100 million people to America in the next 40 years. The campaign is currently...

2012-04-10 02:24:09

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A high-immigration group called the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP) recently released a report on the alleged costs of ending the current application of the 14th Amendment's Citizenship Clause. The report claims that if the United States were to stop granting automatic citizenship to children born here to foreign tourists and illegal aliens the result would be increased cost to taxpayers, a caste system, a shadow economy and...

2012-04-04 10:20:52

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) proudly named Representative Catherine Miranda (AZ) as Chair and Representative Roberto Alonzo (TX) as Vice-Chair of the International Relations, Trade and Immigration Task Force. Representative Alonzo, who served as Vice Chair during the past term, will provide his support and expertise as the Task Force advances policy views and recommendations that fix our broken immigration laws and that...