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Foreign-Born Olympians on Team USA in Tokyo

Foreign-Born Olympians on Team USA in Tokyo

At least 33 of the TeamUSA Olympians were not born here, but have made the United States their home and proudly represent this country. Thirteen hail from Europe, followed by seven from Asia, six from Africa, five from the Americas, and two from Australia. These foreign-born athletes comprise approximately five percent of the US delegation and represent the best of US athletics from track and field to equestrian, fencing, table tennis, volleyball, water polo, and 15 additional sports.

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New IIR Research on Immigrant Essential Workers

New IIR Research on Immigrant Essential Workers

The Institute for Immigration Research examined industries that have been important during the pandemic and focused on four with the highest shares of foreign-born workers: Agriculture, Manufacturing, Wholesale and Retail Trade, and Transportation. In these four industries, there are approximately 3,984,000 foreign-born workers who make up 20 percent of the workforce.

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IIR Featured in Horizon Newzine

IIR Featured in Horizon Newzine

The Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) is featured in the Spring 2021 issue of Horizon Newzine, published by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS).

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Mason Safe Return to Campus: Update on travel

Mason Safe Return to Campus: Update on travel

Effective May 1, 2021, University Travel Advisory Committee (UTAC) approval will no longer be required for university domestic travel. Requests to travel domestically shall revert back to the pre-Covid process. Mason is maintaining its prohibition on all university international travel (with the exception of travel to South Korea) until further notice.

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