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2012-06-07 09:27:56

In the first study to measure the temporary impact of highly skilled immigrants on native populations, University of Notre Dame EconomistAbigail Wozniak and Fairfield University's Thomas J. Murray — a former Notre Dame graduate student — found that when highly skilled immigrants move to a city or town, the U.S. natives in that area who are also highly skilled tend to move away.

Minority Births Overtake White Births In US Census Data
2012-05-18 08:17:18

More than half the births in the U.S. are by racial and ethnic minorities, according to the latest U.S. census data. Asian, Black, Hispanic, and mixed-races were 50.4 percent of new arrivals by the end of July 2011.

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.

2012-04-25 22:12:32

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.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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