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Discourse surrounding international issues has been cut and pasted onto the US refugee system, leading to public confusion over the meaning of “refugee.”
The majority of immigrants are not to be feared but should be recognized for their economic, social, civic, and cultural contributions to this country.
The Trump administration’s focus on enforcing immigration law stems from myths that bind immigration to national security, crime, and terrorism.
Hundreds of thousands of undocumented Asian American and Pacific Islander families could be affected by President Trump's immigration actions.
Cuts to federal funding in so-called "sanctuary cities" could severely damage the national economy and undermine public safety.
What has Trump promised on immigration, and what is likely to happen?
Bilingualism is an asset to children of immigrants and should be supported and nurtured.
As with native-born Americans, immigrants’ net contribution to society and the economy will have less to do with where they come from and more to do with their individual characteristics.
Investing in the education of the children of immigrants will pay off in the long run as these workers play a prominent—and needed—role in our labor force.
In the past few years, new or intensifying sources of oppression, war, and destruction have accelerated the rate at which people are fleeing their home countries.

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Beyond the Numbers

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Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Beyond the Numbers

Many Asian Americans are often overlooked in research on ethnic disparities.

How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

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How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

More than 48 million Americans, including one in six children, live in poverty. How can we do better?

From Protest to Policy

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From Protest to Policy

Our researchers offer evidence-based solutions to some of the problems faced by poor, mostly minority communities in Baltimore and other US cities.

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