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Introducing Metro Areas by the Numbers

Introducing Metro Areas by the Numbers

The Institute for Immigration Research's Metro Areas by the Numbers project has just released its first report on how immigrants have changed the face of Boston since the 1970s. This project is an effort to show the impact of immigration over the last generation, city by city.

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NPR Correspondent Tom Gjelten speaks at IIR Colloquium

NPR Correspondent Tom Gjelten speaks at IIR Colloquium

The Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) hosted Tom Gjelten, correspondent for National Public Radio and author of A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story, at the April colloquium. Mr. Gjelten shared his insights on how the landscape of America has changed over the past fifty years with the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, as told through the experiences of families in one suburban county in Virginia.

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Coming Soon: Immigration Data on Demand

Coming Soon: Immigration Data on Demand

Coming soon, the Institute for Immigration Research will be unveiling its latest research development: the Immigration Data on Demand (iDod) service. By meeting the needs of academics, policy-makers and the public with unbiased and objective research related to immigrants and immigration in the United States, the IIR will provide data to help individuals and institutions examine the immigrant populations of their geography.

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Upcoming IIR Colloquium Series

Upcoming IIR Colloquium Series

The Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) hosts a colloquium series bringing together researchers, academics, and policy-makers to share their work related to immigration with George Mason University's faculty, staff, students, and the public. Through this series, we aim to provide a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas relating to U.S. immigration policy.

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Introducing the IIR Blog Centreville Labor Series

Introducing the IIR Blog Centreville Labor Series

We are proud to announce George Mason University's Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) Blog on the Centreville Labor Study Series. This is an eight part series where researchers from the IIR have been taking an in-depth look into a segment of Fairfax County society that is often overlooked: immigrant day laborers.

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