Foundations: Contemporary Assimilation in the United States

Contemporary Assimilation in the United States Complicated and complex American trends reveal direction of immigrant assimilation Research Summary Since the first waves of immigrants entered the country in the nineteenth century, scholars and the public debated the...

Foundations: History of Immigration to Rural America

History of Immigration to Rural America The influx of immigrants to rural areas is a result of economic and policy changes that have created new immigration flows Research Summary Americans often describe themselves as belonging to “a nation of immigrants,” drawing on...

Call: Strengthening Community Through Cross-Cultural Interactions

Strengthening Community through Cross-Cultural Interactions Organizing spaces and events for quality interactions between natives and newcomers increases the sense of community for all What We Know Preliminary evidence suggests that positive cross-cultural...

Foundations: Immigration, Crime, and Policing in the United States

Immigration, Crime, and Local Policing Novel opportunities exist to relieve historical tensions between immigrant communities and local law enforcement agencies Research Summary In the early twentieth century, experts equated increased immigration with increased crime...

Call: Multilingual Policing in Immigrant Communities

Multilingual Police in Immigrant Communities One Possible Pathway to Improving Immigrant - Police Relations What We Know Preconceived notions create police-immigrant tensions in communities with large immigrant populations (2;3). Immigrant communities more acutely...