Second-generation Immigrants Better Off Than Parents


Second-generation immigrants fare far better than their parents.

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  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Gun bill’s failure may help immigration legislation
    Here’s an odd political reality: The collapse of the gun bill in the Senate last week may well make the passage of immigration reform legislation slightly easier. “I think the continued intensity of the dysfunction of Congress on this [gun] vote will help immigration,” Democratic pollster John Anzalone said. More
  • Senator Says Boston Bombing Should Be Factor in Immigration Debate
    Senator Charles E. Grassley said, “Given the events of this week, it’s important for us to understand the gaps and loopholes in our immigration system.” More
  • Immigration bill would be largest such effort ever attempted
    After months of negotiations, a bipartisan group of eight senators is poised to offer a sweeping bill to rewrite the nation's immigration laws this week, taking advantage of a changed political alignment that, for the first time in nearly a generation, appears to have opened the way for comprehensive legislation. More
  • Will Kamala Harris as vice president finally change how corporate America sees and treats Black women?
    Kamala Harris is the first Black and South Asian woman elected to the nation's second-highest office. Advocates hope corporate America takes note.
    01/19/2021 - 8:35 pm | View Link
  • A son of the West whose passion pointed East
    ALL PHOTOS PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY Colleagues, family members recall intrepid days of Ezra Vogel, renowned author and scholar on East Asia who stayed active up to his death at age 90. Zhao Xu reports ...
    01/15/2021 - 7:18 am | View Link
  • Chaos at the Capitol: San Diegans on how our country can get past the Jan. 6 attack
    Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 was felt nationwide. Here, San Diegans weigh in on what it means for America.
    01/12/2021 - 10:12 am | View Link
  • A Proud Son Of Immigrants Reflects On His Family’s Past And Future, And 'The Process Of Becoming American'
    Both encourage adults to process their own feelings prior to addressing the issue with kids, then make space for their students to talk. In Long Beach, suggestions include reminding students that ...
    01/8/2021 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • In The Process Of Becoming American: A Proud Son Of Immigrants Reflects On His Family's Past And Future
    His parents left Mexico and moved their family to a country with better opportunities, "even though they knew the opportunities were not going to be for themselves," but for their children. Now it's ...
    01/8/2021 - 2:00 am | View Link
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  • Which Countries Do French Immigrants Originate From ...
    Large numbers of French immigrants and their second generation offspring hail from North Africa, especially former French colonies and dependencies there. Which Countries Do French Immigrants Originate From? By Benjamin Elisha Sawe on April 25 2017 in Society. The French artillery in Rabaat: Morocco was a French protectorate between 1912 and ...
    01/18/2021 - 10:05 pm | View Website
  • Report on the State of Undocumented Students in California ...
    Persisting Inequalities and Paths Forward: A Report on the State of Undocumented Students in California’s Public Universities Over the past two decades, California has opened the halls of higher education to undocumented youth.
    01/18/2021 - 8:18 pm | View Website
  • Immigrants Aren’t Taking Americans’ Jobs, New Study Finds ...
    But by the second generation in those families, immigrants, with improved education and taxpaying ability, become a benefit to government coffers, adding about $30 billion a year.
    01/18/2021 - 5:41 pm | View Website
  • Demographics of Norway
    As of 2012, an official government study shows that more than 660,000 individuals (13.8%) are migrants and their descendants (110,000 second generation migrants born in Norway). Of these 660,000 immigrants and their descendants: 335,000 (51%) have a Western background (Australia, New Zealand, North America, elsewhere in Europe)
    01/17/2021 - 12:31 am | View Website
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