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When being an immigrant makes it more–not less–likely to have a job

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.

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Family reunification drives child migration from Latin America

Apr. 20, 2015—New research by Katharine Donato and Blake Sisk examines why children make the difficult journey north.

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The Rev. Joseph Breen to speak on immigration at Vanderbilt Divinity Breakfast

Apr. 8, 2015—A Vanderbilt Divinity Community Breakfast that will focus on immigration and the church features the Rev. Joseph Breen.

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Vanderbilt Divinity community breakfast to focus on U.S.-Mexico border

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.

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Immigration debate heats up – Vanderbilt experts available

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.

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The new ‘double disadvantage’

Oct. 9, 2014—In the United States, your nationality has some effect on your likelihood to be employed--but being married matters more. For women, it matters a lot more.

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Focus is on creative process at VU immigration reform symposium

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.

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Sociologist John Skrentny to speak on race in the workplace

Oct. 17, 2013—A sociologist from California will speak Oct. 25 at the law school about race in the workplace.

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Outlook for Immigration Reform and Implications for Higher Education

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...

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Immigration reform and higher education topic of federal forum

Jul. 10, 2013—Immigration reform and its implications for higher education will be the topic of a federal forum July 31 at Vanderbilt.

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Immigration debate heats up: Vanderbilt experts available

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.

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‘Translating the Dream’ free screening Feb. 22

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.

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