Asya Magazinnik finds disparate implementation of national policies in jurisdictions across the United States.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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Brain scans of liberals and conservatives indicate "a neural basis to partisan biases, and some language especially drives polarization."
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~9 min
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"[U]ndocumented immigrants had no significant effect on violent crime and actually had a significant negative effect on property crime."
Oct. 8, 2020 • ~6 min
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"...the fabric of US culture can transform as a result of immigration." It's assimilation, but not in the usual way, new research on restaurants shows.
Oct. 6, 2020 • ~10 min
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The US has a long history of anti-Asian hate crimes and "othering," say researchers, including the Chinese Exclusion Act, Japanese internment camps, and other events.
July 30, 2020 • ~5 min
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Street vendors make cities livelier, safer and fairer – here's why they belong on the post-COVID-19 urban scene
After trying to remove street vendors from its cities for years, China is supporting them to help jump-start its economy. An urban scholar explains why other cities should do the same.
July 8, 2020 • ~7 min
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The government says it wants to make immigration "easy and quick" for researchers and innovators.
July 1, 2020 • ~4 min
Government policies and dangerous conditions affect the ability of researchers working on both sides of the US-Mexico border to conduct scientific fieldwork.
June 9, 2020 • ~8 min
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The COVID-19 pandemic puts undocument immigrants at risk in a range of ways, including work, access to health care, and fear of deportation.
April 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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The language Americans use and their support for certain policies like the death penalty indicate who's most likely to dehumanize immigrants.
April 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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