Jul. 28, 2015—Among U.S. job-seekers who identify as black, those born in the Caribbean and Africa are more likely to be working than those born here--but a college degree nearly erases that difference.
Apr. 20, 2015—New research by Katharine Donato and Blake Sisk examines why children make the difficult journey north.
Apr. 8, 2015—A Vanderbilt Divinity Community Breakfast that will focus on immigration and the church features the Rev. Joseph Breen.
Dec. 2, 2014—Vanderbilt students who traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border last May will discuss the impact of that trip on their concept of immigration during a Divinity School breakfast Dec. 4.
Nov. 13, 2014—In light of President Obama’s plan to overhaul the immigration enforcement system and the continued debate over comprehensive immigration reform, Vanderbilt has an array of experts available who are researching various aspects of the immigration debate.
Feb. 14, 2014—"Art, Advocacy and Action," a symposium on immigration reform, will be co-presented by Vanderbilt University Divinity School and the Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership in the Professions Feb. 20-21.
Oct. 17, 2013—A sociologist from California will speak Oct. 25 at the law school about race in the workplace.
Aug. 1, 2013—The Office of Federal Relations hosted a July 31 Federal Forum: “Outlook for Immigration Reform and Implications for Higher Education.” Participants include Beth Fortune, vice chancellor for public affairs, Sherif Barsoum, director of the International Student and Scholar Services, Dahlia French, director of the Office of International Services, and Margie Glick, assistant director of federal...
Jul. 10, 2013—Immigration reform and its implications for higher education will be the topic of a federal forum July 31 at Vanderbilt.
Jun. 12, 2013—Congress is taking up the debate over comprehensive immigration reform yet again. Vanderbilt has a diverse array of experts researching various aspects of the immigration debate.
Feb. 20, 2013—A free screening of "NPT Reports: Translating the Dream," a locally produced documentary focused on the troubling graduation rates of Tennessee immigrants and ELL students (English Language Learners), will be held Friday, Feb. 22.