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How removing unauthorized immigrants from census statistics could affect House reapportionment

July 24, 2020 - 13:00

If unauthorized U.S. immigrants aren't counted, 3 states could each lose a seat they otherwise would have had and 3 others each could gain one.

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Sharp decline in remittances expected in 2020 amid COVID-19 lockdowns in top sending nations

June 22, 2020 - 12:00

Remittances – money sent by migrants to their home countries – are projected to fall by a record 20% this year.

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Americans broadly support legal status for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children

June 17, 2020 - 15:00

91% of Democrats favor granting legal status to immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children; 54% of Republicans say the same.

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Attitudes Toward Diversity in 11 Emerging Economies

June 16, 2020 - 09:52

Across the surveyed countries, opinion varies widely about the value of diversity. But interacting with people of different backgrounds is related to more positive attitudes about the role of diversity in society.

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A majority of Americans say immigrants mostly fill jobs U.S. citizens do not want

June 10, 2020 - 10:00

About three-quarters of U.S. adults say undocumented immigrants mostly fill jobs U.S. citizens do not want.

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Americans favor medical care but not economic aid for undocumented immigrants affected by COVID-19

May 20, 2020 - 11:00

68% of U.S. adults say the federal government has a responsibility to provide medical care to undocumented immigrants who have COVID-19.

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With U.S.-Mexico border closed, migrant apprehensions fell by nearly half in April

May 19, 2020 - 07:00

U.S. Border Patrol agents expelled or apprehended 15,862 migrants at the southwest border in April, down 47% from March.

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