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Highly-Skilled Immigrants in US Universities

Highly-Skilled Immigrants in US Universities

International students, faculty, and staff are important members of university communities in the United States. On April 8, 2019 from 4-5:30 pm, experts will explore the academic and economic contributions they make, as well as the immigration processes and challenges immigrants face in order to remain in the U.S.

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IIR Affiliate Faculty Present Their Immigration Research

IIR Affiliate Faculty Present Their Immigration Research

Prof. Carol Cleaveland (Social Work) and Dr. Bethany Letiecq (Human Development and Family Science) present their work on "Lived Experiences of Survivors of Smuggling" and "Living with Strangers in the Context of Illegality: Overcrowded Housing Among LatinX Immigrant Families"

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The Immigrant Stories Project

The Immigrant Stories Project

The Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) is proud to announce our latest achievement – the Immigrant Stories Project. This web publication aims to provide essential information regarding immigrant populations in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland metro areas by combining data and personal stories. Currently, the page includes stories and data on immigrants from Korea, India, and Bolivia. Additional countries of origin will be included in the future.

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IIR Releases New Report on Immigrant Teachers

IIR Releases New Report on Immigrant Teachers

While immigrants comprise 13 percent of the U.S. population, they make up only 11 percent of all teachers. This paper and infographic provide a statistical and demographic portrait of immigrant teachers in the United States and highlight differences between native- and foreign-born teachers as well as between postsecondary and non-postsecondary teachers.

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IIR Submits Comments on Proposed Public Charge Rule

IIR Submits Comments on Proposed Public Charge Rule

The proposed rule will not only negatively affect the everyday lives of immigrants, but also the lives of U.S. citizens and their families. These are families who wish to remain permanently in the United States as future workers, tax payers, and homeowners. We should be investing in their futures so that they can become productive members of society, not denying them access to services they need in challenging times.

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Immigration and the Midterm Elections, Nov. 28, 5-7pm

Immigration and the Midterm Elections, Nov. 28, 5-7pm

Immigration and the 2018 Midterm Elections Wednesday, November 28, 2018 5-7pm Johnson Center, Meeting Room F, 3rd Floor The results of the 2018 midterm elections are in, and there will likely be important consequences for immigration policy. Come hear expert panelists and policymakers discuss their predictions for immigration in 2019 and beyond.

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