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- The Immigrant Rights Marches of 2006 and the Prospects for a New Civil Rights Movement. Johnson, Kevin R.; Hing, Bill Ong // Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review;Winter2007, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p99
The article discusses the prospect for a new civil rights movement focused on immigrants' rights. The first part of the article discusses the 2006 immigration marches and their meaning, noting the absence of African Americans from the marches which shows the fact that the immigration issue has...
- Love and Immigration. Wagner, Cynthia G. // Futurist;May/Jun2007, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p15
The article discusses the apparent link between immigration and a decline in the rate of intermarriages in the U.S. based on a report by researchers at Ohio State University. According to sociology professor Zhenchao Qian, the decline in the rate of intermarriages are a significant departure...
- Velfï¿½rdsreformernes elektorale konsekvenser for Socialdemokraterne. Arndt, Christoph // Politica: Tidsskrift for Politisk Videnskab;Sep2012, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p416
No abstract available.
- Negotiating Narratives of Elderly Care: The Case of Pakistani Migration to Norway. Næss, Anders; Vabø, Mia // Ageing International;Mar2014, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p13
This paper draws attention to elderly male Pakistani immigrants in Norway and how they relate to a welfare culture where elderly care is largely defined as public responsibility vested in tax-financed service arrangements. It explores how norms and ideals of family organization and elderly care,...
- Welfare policies and migration of the poor in the United States: An empirical note. Cebula, Richard J.; Koch, James V. // Public Choice;May1989, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p171
Presents the results of a study on the impact of geographic welfare policies on the migration of the poor in the U.S. Factors which influence the poor to migrate in the country; Basis of the data for the variable measure of the net migration of the poor to state; Information on the welfare...
- Living costs, the Tiebout hypothesis, and welfare policy. Cebula, Richard J. // Public Choice;Spring1979, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p129
Discusses the relations among living costs, the Tiebout hypothesis and welfare policy. Definition of the Tiebout hypothesis; List of studies that have found the effect of welfare benefit differentials on the migration of the poor; Role of living costs in the migration calculus of the poor.
- A Nation of Immigrants -- Again. Tweeten, Lon // American History;Oct2012, p13
The article presents several charts, graphs, and timelines regarding U.S. immigration which focus on topics including the influx of Latin American and Asian immigrants, percentages related to the U.S. minority population, and a chronology of countries which have produced the most U.S. immigrants.
- Reinventing the Color Line Immigration and America's New Racial/Ethnic Divide. Lee, Jennifer; Bean, Frank D. // Social Forces;Dec2007, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p561
Contemporary nonwhite immigration from Latin America and Asia, increasing racial/ethnic intermarriage, and the growing number of multiracial individuals has made the black-white color line now seem anachronistic in America, consequently raising the question of whether today's color line is...
- No lamps were lit for them: Angel Island and the historiography of Asian American immigration. Daniels, Roger // Journal of American Ethnic History;Fall97, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p3
Recounts the history of Asian American immigration in San Francisco Bay Area, California. Angel Island Immigration Station as detention facility for Asian immigrants from 1910 to 1940; Complaints of immigration officials on the inadequacy of the Angel Island facility; Categories of the Asian...