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- Restricting New Less-Skilled Immigration Will Benefit Current Less-Skilled Immigrants by Reihan Salam, National Review, March 5, 2014.
- Event: Jonathan Portes versus David Goodhart: Have liberals got it wrong on immigration? by Left Foot Forward, scheduled for Wednesday April 9, Palace of Westminster room 12, London, SW1A 2PW, 6.30 for 7PM.
- Education for the Future: Extending Georgia’s High School and College Reforms to its Growing Immigrant Population, webinar by the Migration Policy Institute,
Thursday, March 20, 2014, 11:30 A.M to 12:30 P.M. Speakers: Michael Fix, CEO and Director of Studies, Migration Policy Institute, Pedro Portes, Executive Director, Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education, University of Georgia, Elizabeth Webb, Director of ELL Programs, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Sarah Hooker, Policy Analyst, MPI.
Migration in the news
- Canada: Ryerson University podcast on immigrant integration
- Canada: Chris Alexander, I’m Sorry I Treated an Abused Refugee in My Hospital by Dr. Hasan Sheikh and Dr. Alex Caudarella, Huffington Post, March 13, 2014.
- United States: Homeland Security considering two major changes to ease deportations by Brian Bennett, Los Angeles Times, March 14, 2014.
- United States: Immigration Reform News 2014: GOP Continues To Resist Immigration Push by Rodrigo Ugarte, Latin Post, March 15, 2014.
- United States: U.S. Immigration Officer Charged With Accepting 200 Egg Rolls in Exchange For Citizenship by Katie Bonner, Ryot News, March 14, 2014.
- United Kingdom: UK Home Office Announces New Technology Sector Visa Route by Eric S. Bord, Lisa Stephanian Burton, Eric S. Bord, Lisa Stephanian Burton, Tracy Evlogidis, Malcolm K. Goeschl, Nicholas Hobson, Eleanor Pelta, A. James Vázquez-Azpiri, and Poppy Willmott, JD Supra Business Advisor, March 17, 2014.
- United Kingdom: Conflict or consensus? Does a new government report on labour market impacts of immigration contradict the MAC? by the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford, March 6, 2014.