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GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS

1. Senate testimony on improving northern border and port of entry security
2. Senate testimony on improving the immigration court system
3. House testimony on the Keep Our Communities Safe Act
4. House testimony on U.S. law enforcement and border violence
5. House testimony on the Secure Visas Act
6. HHS annual report on refugee resettlement
7. U.S. Supreme Court ruling: Chamber of Commerce of the U.S. v. Whiting
8. GAO report on DHS progress on visa tracking system
9. U.K.: Quarterly immigration statistics, asylum, child detentions
10. Australia: Report on characteristics of recent migrants
11. N.Z.: Statistics on international travel and migration

REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

12. Rasmussen survey: '60% Say Federal Government Encourages Illegal Immigration'
13. Migrant Remittances Newsletter
14. Five new reports from the Institute for the Study of Labor
15. Six new reports from the Migration Policy Institute
16. Thirteen new papers from the Social Science Research Network
17. New working paper from the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies
18. Two new reports from the International Organization for Migration
19. New report from the Org. for Economic Cooperation and Development
20. Four new reports from the Toronto Immigrant Employment Data Initiative
21. Canada: 'Immigration and the Canadian Welfare State 2011'
22. 'Answering the Critics of Comprehensive Immigration Reform'
23. 'Immigration and Citizenship in Japan'
24. 'Medical Advocacy on Behalf of Detained Immigrants'
25. 'A Trajectory Model for Understanding and Assessing Health Disparities in Immigrant/Refugee Communities'
26. 'Assimilation attitudes predict lower immigration-related self-efficacy among Israeli immigrant teachers'
27. 'The Female Immigrant Labour Supply: The Effect of an In-work Benefit'
28. 'Discrimination and Identity Construction: The Case of Italian Immigrants and their Offspring in the USA'
29. 'The skill transferability of high-skilled US immigrants'
30. 'Remittances of Immigrants in Greece'

BOOKS

31. Train To Nowhere: Inside an Immigrant Death Investigation
32. Immigrants Raising Citizens: Undocumented Parents and Their Young Children
33. Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience
34. Asian Immigration to the United States

JOURNALS

35. Ethnic and Racial Studies
36. Ethnopolitics
37. Human Mobility
38. International Migration
39. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
40. Journal of Modern Italian Studies
41. Political Studies


1.
Senate Judiciary Committee
Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/hearing.cfm?id=5197

Improving Security and Facilitating Commerce at America's Northern Border and Ports of Entry

Member Statements:
Patrick Leahy, Chairman
http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/testimony.cfm?id=5197&wit_id=2629

Chuck Grassley, Ranking Member
http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/testimony.cfm?id=5197&wit_id=1011

Witness Testimony:

Alan Bersin, Commissioner
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
http://judiciary.senate.gov/pdf/11-5-17%20Bersin%20Testimony.pdf

John Morton, Assistant Secretary
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
http://judiciary.senate.gov/pdf/11-5-17%20Morton%20Testimony.pdf

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Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/hearing.cfm?id=5198

Improving Efficiency and Ensuring Justice in the Immigration Court System

Member Statement:
Patrick Leahy, Chairman
http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/testimony.cfm?id=5198&wit_id=2629

Witness Testimony:

Juan Osuna, Acting Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review
U.S. Department of Justice
http://judiciary.senate.gov/pdf/5-18-11%20Osuna%20Testimony.pdf

Julie Meyers Wood, President
ICS Consulting, LLC
http://judiciary.senate.gov/pdf/5-18-11%20Wood%20Testimony.pdf

Karen Grisez, Chair, Commission on Immigration
American Bar Association
http://judiciary.senate.gov/pdf/5-18-11%20Grisez%20Testimony.pdf

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3.
House Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/hear_05242011.html

H.R.1932, the Keep Our Communities Safe Act of 2011

Chairman's Statement:
Lamar Smith
http://judiciary.house.gov/news/05242011%20Statement.html

Witness Testimony:

Gary Mead, Executive Associate Director for Enforcement and Removal Operations
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/pdf/Mead05242011.pdf

Thomas H. Dupree, Jr., Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Washington, DC
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/pdf/Dupree05242011.pdf

Douglas Baker, Chief of Police
Fort Myers, FL
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/pdf/Douglas05242011.pdf

Ahilan Arulanantham, Deputy Legal Director
ACLU of Southern California
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/pdf/Arulanantham05242011.pdf

Video Webcast:
http://judiciary.edgeboss.net/wmedia/judiciary/immigration/immi05242011.wvx

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4.
House Committee on Homeland Security
Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
http://homeland.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-%E2%80%9C-border-and-line-fire-us-law-enforcement-homeland-security-and-drug

On the Border and in the Line of Fire: U.S. Law Enforcement, Homeland Security and Drug Cartel Violence

Chairman's Statement:
Michael McCaul
http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/05-11-11%20McCaul%20Open.pdf

Witness Testimony:

Grayling Williams, Director
Office of Counter Narcotics Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security
http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/Testimony%20Williams.pdf

Amy Pope, Deputy Chief of Staff and Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General
Criminal Division, Department of Justice
http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/CRM%20_Pope_%20House%20Homeland%20Subcomm%20hearing%20May%2011%202011%20_10MAY11_%20FINAL.pdf

Steven McCraw, Director
Texas Department of Public Safety
http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/Testimony%20McCraw.pdf

Tom Horne, Attorney General
State of Arizona
http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/Testimony%20Horne.pdf

Sigifredo Gonzales, Sheriff
Zapata County, Texas
http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/Testimony%20Gonzalez.pdf

Victor Rodriguez, Chief
McAllen Police Department, State of Texas
http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/Testimony%20Rodriguez_0.pdf

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5.
House Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/hear_05112011.html

The Secure Visas Act

Chairman's Statement:
Lamar Smith
http://judiciary.house.gov/news/Secure%20Visas.html

Witness Testimony:

Gary Cote, Acting Deputy Assistant Director
Office of International Affairs, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/pdf/Cote05112011.pdf

David Donahue, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services
Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/pdf/Donahue05112011.pdf

Janice Kephart, Director of National Security Policy
Center for Immigration Studies
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/pdf/Kephart05112011.pdf

Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow
Council on Foreign Relations
http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/pdf/Alden5112011.pdf

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6.
Health and Human Servs. Report to Congress on the Refugee Resettlement Program
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, April 20, 2011
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/data/ORR_Annual_Report_FY_2008.pdf

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7.
Chamber of Commerce of the U.S. v. Whiting
U.S. Supreme Court, May 26, 2011
http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/10pdf/09-115.pdf
(Decision in AZ E-Verify case)

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8.
New from the General Accountability Office

Visa Waiver Program: DHS Has Implemented the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, but Further Steps Needed to Address Potential Program Risks
Government Accountability Office, GAO-11-335 May 5, 2011
Report - http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-11-335
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d11335high.pdf

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9.
Control of immigration: quarterly statistical summary first quarter 2011
U.K. Home Office, May 26, 2011
http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/science-research-statistics/research-statistics/immigration-asylum-research/control-immigration-q1-2011-t/control-immigration-q1-2011?view=Binary

Monthly asylum application tables - March 2011
U.K. Home Office, May 26, 2011
http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/science-research-statistics/research-statistics/immigration-asylum-research/asylum-app-mar-20111

Children entering detention held solely under Immigration Act powers April 2011
U.K. Home Office, May 26, 2011
http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/science-research-statistics/research-statistics/immigration-asylum-research/child-detention-apr2011

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10.
Characteristics of Recent Migrants, November 2010
Australian Bureau of Statistics, May 24, 2011
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats%5Cabs@.nsf/mediareleasesbyCatalogue/1DC08DC478D9E88DCA2574560025AD4F?Opendocument

http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/PrimaryMainFeatures/6250.0 (full report)

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11.
International Travel and Migration: April 2011
Statistics New Zealand, May 20, 2011
http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/population/Migration/IntTravelAndMigration_HOTPApr11.aspx

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12.
60% Say Federal Government Encourages Illegal Immigration
Rasmussen Reports, May 20, 2011
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/immigration/60_say_federal_government_encourages_illegal_immigration

Highlights:

* Voters are more pessimistic than ever about the possibility of stopping illegal immigration for good in the United States.

* 67% of voters think a state should have the right to enforce immigration laws if it believes the federal government is not enforcing them.

* Voters continue to believe taking control of the border is more important than legalizing undocumented workers already here, and 61% support using the U.S. military along the border to prevent illegal immigration.

* Fifty-nine percent (59%) favor a cutoff of federal funds to so-called sanctuary cities, but only 29% think Congress is even somewhat likely to pass such a measure.

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13.
Migrant Remittances Newsletter
Vol. 8, No. 1, May 2011
http://microlinks.kdid.org/sites/microlinks/files/resource/files/Remittance_News_May_2011.pdf

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14.
New from the Institute for the Study of Labor

1. Labor Market Effects of Immigration: Evidence from Neighborhood Data
By Thomas Bauer, Regina Flake, and Mathias Sinning
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5707, May 2011
http://ftp.iza.org/dp5707.pdf

2. Immigration and Innovation
By David C. Maré, Richard Fabling, and Steven Stillman
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5686, April 2011
http://ftp.iza.org/dp5686.pdf

3. Did the 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act Reduce the State's Unauthorized Immigrant Population?
By Sarah Bohn, Magnus Lofstrom, and Steven Raphael
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5682, April 2011
http://ftp.iza.org/dp5682.pdf

4. Immigration and Innovation in European Regions
By Ceren Ozgen, Peter Nijkamp, and Jacques Poot
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5676, April 2011
http://ftp.iza.org/dp5676.pdf

5. The Role of Race and Birth Place in Welfare Usage among Comparable Women: Evidence from the U.S.
By Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere and Maharouf Oyolola
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5668, April 2011
http://ftp.iza.org/dp5668.pdf

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15.
New from the Migration Policy Institute

1. The Faltering US Refugee Protection System: Legal and Policy Responses to Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Others in Need of Protection, Migration
By Donald Kerwin
May 2011
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/refugeeprotection-2011.pdf

2. The European Union and the Challenges of Forced Migration: From Economic Crisis to Protection Crisis?
By Vincent Chetail and Céline Bauloz
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, July 2011
http://www.eui.eu/Projects/TransatlanticProject/Documents/BackgroundPapers/EU-USHumanRights.pdf

3. The Role of Immigration in Fostering Competitiveness in the United States
By Demetrios G. Papademetriou and Madeleine Sumption
May 2011
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/competitiveness-US.pdf

4. Evolving Demographic and Human-Capital Trends in Mexico and Central America and Their Implications for Regional Migration
By Aaron Terrazas, Demetrios G. Papademetriou, and Marc R. Rosenblum
May 2011
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/RMSG-human-capital.pdf

5. DHS Announces End to Controversial Post-9/11 Immigrant Registration and Tracking Program
By Muzaffar Chishti and Claire Bergeron
MPI Policy Beat, May 17, 2011
http://www.migrationinformation.org/USfocus/display.cfm?ID=840

6. Voice after Exit: Revolution and Migration in the Arab World
By Philippe Fargues, European University Institute
MPI In the News, May 11, 2011
http://www.migrationinformation.org/Feature/display.cfm?ID=839

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16.
New from the Social Science Research Network

1. Immigration in Spain: From Labour Market to Full Citizenship
By Lorenzo Cachon
Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1831206

2. Symposium on Federalism at Work: State Criminal Law, Noncitizens and Immigration Related Activity - An Introduction
By M. Isabel Medina
Loyola University New Orleans - School of Law
Date Posted: May 17, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1843401

3. Labor Market Effects of Immigration - Evidence from Neighborhood Data
By Mathias Sinning, Australian National University; Thomas K. Bauer, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen);
and Regina Flake, Ruhr Graduate School in Economics
Ruhr Economic Paper No. 257, May 1, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1833427

4. Padilla and The Delivery of Integrated Criminal Defense
By Ronald F. Wright, Wake Forest University School of Law
UCLA Law Review, Vol. 58, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1804207

5. Between Kafka and Carnevale: An Introduction to the Immigrant Condition in Italy
By Pietro Saitta, Center for the Research on Sociology of Law, Information and Legal Institutions
Journal of Modern Italian Studies, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1838845

6. Immigration Consequences: A Primer for Texas Criminal Defense Attorneys in Light of Padilla v. Kentucky
By Mario K. Castillo, Southern District of Texas, Brownsville Division
Baylor Law Review, Forthcoming

7. The Wonderful World of Disney Visas
By Kit Johnson, University of North Dakota School of Law
Florida Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 1, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1839544

8. Can a Second Conviction for a Simple Possession of a Controlled Substance Amount to an Aggrevated Felony for the Purpose of Immigration Law?
By Robert Ongom Cwinya-ai, Port of New Orleans Legal Office
May 9, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1836231

9. Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: Problems with Substantive Immigration Law and Guidelines for Improvement
By Maria Virginia Martorell
January 18, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1832043

10. The American Dream Deferred: Family Separation and Immigrant Visa Adjudications at U.S. Consulates Abroad
Marquette Law Review, Vol. 94, p. 101, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1833424

11. Institutional Structure and Immigrant Integration: A Comparative Study of Immigrants' Labor Market Attainment in Canada and Israel
By Noah Lewin-Epstein, Moshe Semyonov, Tel Aviv University Department of Sociology and Anthropology;
Richard A. Wanner, University of Calgary Department of Sociology; and Irina Kogan
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1831591

12. Visa as Property, Visa as Collateral
By Eleanor Marie Brown, George Washington University Law School
GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 556, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1830225

13. Effects of the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act on Crime
By Scott Baker, Stanford University Department of Economics
Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 412, May 2, 2011
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1829368

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17.
New from the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies

Beyond Assimilation: The Second Generation in France
By Patrick Simon
Working Paper No. 186, May 2011
http://ccis.ucsd.edu/2011/05/5130/

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18.
New from the International Organization for Migration

Migration in Zimbabwe: A Country Profile 2009
By Lazarus Zanamwe and Alexandre Devillard
http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/free/mp_zimbabwe.pdf

Beneath the surface. Methodological issues in research and data collection with assisted trafficking victims
By Rebecca Surtees and Sarah Craggs
NEXUS Instutute Human Trafficking Research Series, 2010
http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/free/beneath_the_surface.pdf

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19.
New from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Naturalisation: A Passport for the Better Integration of Immigrants?
OECD/European Commission joint seminar on Naturalisation and the Socio-Economic Integration of Immigrants and their Children, October 2010
http://www.oecdbookshop.org/oecd/display.asp?sf1=identifiers&st1=812011061P1&LANG=EN

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20.
New from the Toronto Immigrant Employment Data Initiative

Immigrants' Experiences of Discrimination in the Workplace:
By Valerie Preston, Jeanette Chua, Mai Phan, Stella Park, Philip Kelly, and Maryse Lemoine
TIEDI Analytical Report 21, May 2011
http://www.yorku.ca/tiedi/doc/AnalyticalReport21.pdf

How Do Average Earnings and Full/Part Time Employment Status Vary Across Occupations in Toronto?
By Steven Tufts, Ann Marie Murnaghan, Philip Kelly, Maryse Lemoine
TIEDI Analytical Report 20, April 2011
http://www.yorku.ca/tiedi/doc/AnalyticalReport20.pdf

What kind of tests are required for immigrants to get hired?
By John Shields, Philip Kelly, Ann Marie Murnaghan, Stella Park, and Maryse Lemoine
TIEDI Analytical Report 19, March 2011
http://www.yorku.ca/tiedi/doc/AnalyticalReport19.pdf

Profile of Live-in-caregiver Immigrants to Canada, 1993-2009
By Philip Kelly, Stella Park, Conely de Leon, and Jeff Priest
TIEDI Analytical Report 18, March 2011
http://www.yorku.ca/tiedi/doc/AnalyticalReport18.pdf

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21.
Immigration and the Canadian Welfare State 2011
By Patrick Grady and Herbert Grubel
The Fraser Institute, May 17, 2011
http://www.fraserinstitute.org/uploadedFiles/fraser-ca/Content/research-news/research/publications/immigration-and-the-canadian-welfare-state-2011.pdf

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22.
Answering the Critics of Comprehensive Immigration Reform
By Stuart Anderson
CATO Instutute Trade Briefing Paper no. 32, May 9, 2011
http://www.cato.org/pubs/tbp/tbp-032.pdf

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23.
Immigration and Citizenship in Japan
By Soo im Lee
Social Science Japan Journal, Vol. 14, No 1, Winter 2011
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/oup/ssjapj/2011/00000014/00000001/art00019

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24.
Medical Advocacy on Behalf of Detained Immigrants
By Homer Venters, Mary Foote, and Allen Keller
Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, Vol. 13, No. 3, June 2011
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/klu/10903/2011/00000013/00000003/00009344

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A Trajectory Model for Understanding and Assessing Health Disparities in Immigrant/Refugee Communities
By Mark Edberg, Sean Cleary, and Amita Vyas
Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, Vol. 13, No. 3, June 2011
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/klu/10903/2011/00000013/00000003/00009337

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Assimilation attitudes predict lower immigration-related self-efficacy among Israeli immigrant teachers
By Moshe Tatar, Ina Ben-Uri, and Gabriel Horenczyk
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/klu/10212/2011/00000026/00000002/00000044

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The Female Immigrant Labour Supply: The Effect of an In-work Benefit
By Lina Andersson
Labour, Vol. 25, No. 2, June 2011
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/labr/2011/00000025/00000002/art00004

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Discrimination and Identity Construction: The Case of Italian Immigrants and their Offspring in the USA
Stefano Luconi
Journal of Intercultural Studies, Vol. 32, No. 3, June 2011
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/cjis/2011/00000032/00000003/art00007

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The skill transferability of high-skilled US immigrants
By M. Ryan Haley and Sarinda Taengnoi
Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 18, Number 7, May 2011
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rael/2011/00000018/00000007/art00006

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30.
Remittances of Immigrants in Greece
By Theodore P. Lianos and Anastasia Pseiridis
Review of Development Economics, Vol. 15, No. 2, May 2011
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/rode/2011/00000015/00000002/art00011

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31.
Train To Nowhere: Inside an Immigrant Death Investigation
By Colleen Bradford Krantz

Ice Cube Press, 202 pp.

Paperback, ISBN: 1888160454, $28.32
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1888160454/centerforimmigra

Book Description: Eleven undocumented immigrants are locked inside a baking railcar by smugglers and left to die a horrific death when no one comes to release them as promised. The railcar rolls on to the farming community of Denison, Iowa, where newspaper and television reporters descend after the bodies are discovered, all seeking the story behind the deaths. Train to Nowhere part crime story and part immigration perspective is an intimate portrait of those connected to the 2002 railcar deaths of eleven Central Americans and Mexicans. This piece of investigative reporting provides the full story, focusing largely on one victim s New York brother, a longtime immigration agent assigned to the subsequent criminal investigation, and a train conductor imprisoned for working with the smugglers. It breaks away from the standard immigration story in fully examining this wide range of viewpoints. Train to Nowhere is an amazing piece of investigative reporting that examin!
es tough facets of the immigration problem the United States faces today and in doing so, examines the very heart of human nature itself.

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Immigrants Raising Citizens: Undocumented Parents and Their Young Children
By Hirokazu Yoshikawa

Russell Sage Foundation, 168 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0871549867, $28.32
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0871549867/centerforimmigra

Book Description: There are now nearly four million children born in the United States who have undocumented immigrant parents. In the current debates around immigration reform, policymakers often view immigrants as an economic or labor market problem to be solved, but the issue has a very real human dimension. Immigrant parents without legal status are raising their citizen children under stressful work and financial conditions, with the constant threat of discovery and deportation that may narrow social contacts and limit participation in public programs that might benefit their children. Immigrants Raising Citizens offers a compelling description of the everyday experiences of these parents, their very young children, and the consequences these experiences have on their children's development.

Immigrants Raising Citizens challenges conventional wisdom about undocumented immigrants, viewing them not as lawbreakers or victims, but as the parents of citizens whose adult productivity will be essential to the nation's future. The book's findings are based on data from a three-year study of 380 infants from Dominican, Mexican, Chinese, and African American families, which included in-depth interviews, in-home child assessments, and parent surveys. The book shows that undocumented parents share three sets of experiences that distinguish them from legal-status parents and may adversely influence their children's development: avoidance of programs and authorities, isolated social networks, and poor work conditions. Fearing deportation, undocumented parents often avoid accessing valuable resources that could help their children's development such as access to public programs and agencies providing child care and food subsidies. At the same time, many of these parents ar!
e forced to interact with illegal entities such as smugglers or loan sharks out of financial necessity. Undocumented immigrants also tend to have fewer reliable social ties to assist with child care or share information on child-rearing. Compared to legal-status parents, undocumented parents experience significantly more exploitive work conditions, including long hours, inadequate pay and raises, few job benefits, and limited autonomy in job duties. These conditions can result in ongoing parental stress, economic hardship, and avoidance of center-based child care which is directly correlated with early skill development in children. The result is poorly developed cognitive skills, recognizable in children as young as two years old, which can negatively impact their future school performance and, eventually, their job prospects.

Immigrants Raising Citizens has important implications for immigration policy, labor law enforcement, and the structure of community services for immigrant families. In addition to low income and education levels, undocumented parents experience hardships due to their status that have potentially lifelong consequences for their children. With nothing less than the future contributions of these children at stake, the book presents a rigorous and sobering argument that the price for ignoring this reality may be too high to pay.

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Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience
By Susan C. Pearce, Elizabeth J. Clifford, and Reena Tandon

NYU Press, 320 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 0814767389, $75.00
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0814767389/centerforimmigra

Paperback, ISBN: 0814767397, $26.00
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0814767397/centerforimmigra

Book Description: The popular debate around contemporary U.S. immigration tends to conjure images of men waiting on the side of the road for construction jobs, working in kitchens or delis, driving taxis, and sending money to their wives and families in their home countries, while women are often left out of these pictures. Immigration and Women is a national portrait of immigrant women who live in the United States today, featuring the voices of these women as they describe their contributions to work, culture, and activism.

Through an examination of U.S. Census data and interviews with women across nationalities, we hear the poignant, humorous, hopeful, and defiant words of these women as they describe the often confusing terrain where they are starting new lives, creating architecture firms, building urban high-rises, caring for children, cleaning offices, producing creative works, and organizing for social change. Highlighting the gendered quality of the immigration process, Immigration and Women interrogates how human agency and societal structures interact within the intersecting social locations of gender and migration. The authors recommend changes for public policy to address the constraints these women face, insisting that new policy must be attentive to the diverse profile of today's immigrating woman: she is both potentially vulnerable to exploitative conditions and forging new avenues of societal leadership.

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34.
Asian Immigration to the United States
By Philip Q. Yang

Polity, 192 pp.

Hardcover, ISBN: 074564502X, $50.56
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/074564502X/centerforimmigra

Paperback, ISBN: 0745645038, $22.95
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0745645038/centerforimmigra

Book Description: This comprehensive book offers a unique and much-needed examination of Asian immigration to the United States, focusing on three central questions: What causes Asian immigration to the United States? How do post-1965 Asian immigrants impact American society? How do new Asian immigrants and their children adapt to American life?

This is the first book that systematically delves into post-1965 Asian immigration to the United States. It covers a wide range of issues such as immigration trends; settlement patterns; types of immigrants; causes of immigration; immigrant transnationalism; undocumented immigration; the demographic, racial/ethnic, economic, sociocultural, and political impacts of Asian immigration; and patterns of adaptation. Importantly, the author develops a novel synthetic theory for explaining Asian immigration and demonstrates support for it in both historical and contemporary contexts. The book also provides a vast amount of the latest generalizable quantitative data on Asian immigration.

Combining rigorous scholarship with engaging readability, Asian Immigration to the United States will be an invaluable text for college and graduate students of immigration, Asian American studies, and race and ethnicity, as well as an excellent reference book for scholars and policymakers.

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Ethnic and Racial Studies
Vol. 34, No. 6, June 2011
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=g937752279

Selected articles:

Dry land drowning or rip current survival? Haitians without status in the Bahamas
By Kristy A. Belton
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a929800170~frm=abslink

Contact, trust and social capital in Northern Ireland: a qualitative study of three mixed communities
By Joanne Hughes, Andrea Campbell, and Richard Jenkins
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a930026702~frm=abslink

Highlighting the contrasts, downplaying the divergences: insertion and visibility tactics of Brazilians in Portugal
By João Sardinha
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a929794287~frm=abslink

'Diaspora' diasporas' representations of their homelands: exploring the polymorphs
By Ewa Morawska
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a932512247~frm=abslink

The 'other' looks back: racial distancing and racial alignment in migrant domestic workers' stereotypes about white and Chinese employers
By Anju M. Paul
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a932874348~frm=abslink

The roots of contemporary attitudes toward immigration in Australia: contextual and individual-level influencesÞ
By Antoine Bilodeau and Nada Fadol
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a933528193~frm=abslink

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Ethnopolitics
Vol. 10, No. 2
Special Issue: Migration and Divided Societies
Edited by Chris Gilligan and Susan Ball
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=g937702432

Introduction: Migration and Divided Societies
By Chris Gilligan and Susan Ball
http://pdfserve.informaworld.com/391879__937701281.pdf

Borders of Understanding: Re-making Frontiers in the Russian-Norwegian Contact Zone
By Marit Aure
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937701234

'Immigrants Don't Ask for Self-government': How Multiculturalism is (De)legitimized in Multinational Societies
By Elke Winter
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937701600

Counting as Citizens: Recognition of the Nubians in the 2009 Kenyan Census
By Samantha Balaton-Chrimes
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937701755

Migration, Ethnonationalist Destinations and Social Divisions: Non-Jewish Immigrants in Israel
By David Bartram
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937701879

Fractures, Foreigners and Fitting In: Exploring Attitudes towards Immigration and Integration in 'Post-Conflict' Northern Ireland
By Chris Gilligan, Paul Hainsworth, and Aidan McGarry
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937701956~frm=abslink

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Human Mobility
Boletim 73 – Ano VIII – Abril 2011
http://www.csem.org.br/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Boletim-Mobilidade-Humana-ano-VIII-n.-73.pdf

Selected articles:

International migration

Almost one in eight people living in UK are born abroad
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/8451615/Almost-one-in-eight-people-living-in-UK-are-born-abroad.html

Migrant workers climb the German career ladder
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,14984519,00.html

Danes want foreigners to 'be like us', poll reveals
http://www.cphpost.dk/news/making-the-cut/51363-danes-want-foreigners-to-be-like-us-poll-reveals.html

Migration and Women

UN Women Head Raises Alarm on Insecurity Facing Somali Refugee Women and Girls in Kenya
http://www.unwomen.org/2011/04/un-women-head-raises-alarm-on-insecurity-facing-somali-refugee-women-and-girls-in-kenya/

Migrant workers won't lose visa for pregnancy
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4056341,00.html

Migration and religion

Haiti: Jesuits urge the state to provide justice to the displaced and migrants
http://www.jrs.net/news_detail?TN=NEWS-20110407073339

New rules for migrant church weddings
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/8444001/New-rules-for-migrant-church-weddings.html

Human Trafficking

Africa opens another chapter in fight against human trafficking
http://nigeriantimes.blogspot.com/2011/04/africa-opens-another-chapter-in-fight.html

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International Migration
Vol. 49, No. 3, June 2011
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/imig/2011/00000049/00000003

Articles:

The Transnational Political Participation of Latin American and Caribbean Migrants Residing in Europe
By Jean-Michel Lafleur
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/imig/2011/00000049/00000003/art00001

Engagement Policies and Practices: Expanding the Citizenship of the Brazilian Diaspora
By Beatriz Padilla
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/imig/2011/00000049/00000003/art00002

The Transnational Governance of Ecuadorian Migration through Co-Development
By Almudena Cortés Maisonave
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/imig/2011/00000049/00000003/art00003

Diversity in Transnationalism: Surinamese Organizational Networks
By Liza M. Mugge
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/imig/2011/00000049/00000003/art00004

Reminiscences, Patriotism, Participation: Approaching External Voting in Ecuadorian Immigration to Italy
By Paolo Boccagni
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/imig/2011/00000049/00000003/art00005

Assessing Emigrant Participation in Home Country Elections: The Case of Mexico's 2006 Presidential Election
By Jean-Michel Lafleur and Leticia Calderón Chelius
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/imig/2011/00000049/00000003/art00006

The “Diaspora Politics” of Colombian Migrants in the UK and Spain
By Anastasia Bermudez
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/imig/2011/00000049/00000003/art00007

The Transnational Political Practices of Chilean Migrants in Switzerland
By Claudio Bolzman
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/imig/2011/00000049/00000003/art00008

The Transnational Political Practices of “Latin American Italians”
By Guido Tintori
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/imig/2011/00000049/00000003/art00009

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Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Vol. 37, Issue 6, 2011
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=g937670758

Articles:

The Limits of the Liberal State: Migration, Identity and Belonging in Europe
By Fiona B. Adamson, Triadafilos Triadafilopoulos, and Aristide R. Zolberg
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937646696

Illiberal Means to Liberal Ends? Understanding Recent Immigrant Integration Policies in Europe
By Triadafilos Triadafilopoulos
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937650433

The Two Faces of Liberalism: Islam in Contemporary Europe
By Randall Hansen
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937652495

Engaging or Contesting the Liberal State? 'Muslim' as a Politicised Identity Category in Europe
By Fiona B. Adamson
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937651305

The Rise of Hate Speech and Hate Crime Laws in Liberal Democracies
By Erik Bleich
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937668548

Pushed Beyond Recognition? The Liberality of Family Reunification Policies in the EU
By Galya Benarieh Ruffer
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937659430

Liberalism and Citizenship Acquisition: How Easy Should Naturalisation Be?
By James Hampshire
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a937656390

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40.
Journal of Modern Italian Studies
Vol. 16, No. 3, June 2011
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rmis/2011/00000016/00000003

Selected articles:

Between Kafka and carnevale: an introduction to the immigrant condition in Italy
By Pietro Saitta
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rmis/2011/00000016/00000003/art00001

Italiani nuovi o nuova Italia? Citizenship and attitudes towards the second generation in contemporary Italy
By Georgia Bianchi
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rmis/2011/00000016/00000003/art00002

Citizenship and multiple belonging. Representations of inclusion, identification and participation among children of immigrants in Italy
By Enzo Colombo, Lorenzo Domaneschi, and Chiara Marchetti
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rmis/2011/00000016/00000003/art00003

Empowerment of young migrants in Italy through nonformal education: putting equality into practice
By Barbara Giovanna Bello
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rmis/2011/00000016/00000003/art00004

Everyday practised citizenship and the challenges of representation: second-generation associations in Bologna
By Bruno Riccio and Monica Russo
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rmis/2011/00000016/00000003/art00005

'Loud and clear': the G2 Second Generations network in Italy
By Dorothy Louise Zinn
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rmis/2011/00000016/00000003/art00006

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41.
Political Studies
Vol. 59, No. 2, June 2011
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/post/2011/00000059/00000002

Selected articles:

Radically Rethinking Citizenship: Disaggregation, Agonistic Pluralism and the Politics of Immigration in the United States
By Robert W. Glover
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/post/2011/00000059/00000002/art00001

How Civic is the Civic Culture? Explaining Community Participation Using the 2005 English Citizenship Survey
By Peter John, Edward Fieldhouse, and Hanhua Liu
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/post/2011/00000059/00000002/art00002

Immigration, Global Poverty and the Right to Stay
By Kieran Oberman
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/post/2011/00000059/00000002

Power Relations and International Migration: The Case of Italy and Libya
By Emanuela Paoletti
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/post/2011/00000059/00000002/art00004

From Community Cohesion to Mobile Solidarities: The City of Sanctuary Network and the Strangers into Citizens Campaign
By Vicki Squire
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/post/2011/00000059/00000002/art00005

The Revival of Group Voting: Explaining the Voting Preferences of Immigrants in Norway
By Johannes Bergh and Tor Bjørklund
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/post/2011/00000059/00000002/art00006

Does Mobility Matter for Attitudes to Europe? A Multi-level Analysis of Immigrants' Attitudes to European Unification
By Antje Roeder
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bpl/post/2011/00000059/00000002/art00013