We find that pre-migration political experiences impart a lasting post-migration interest in home-country politics and that such effects are substantial compared with the impacts associated with other cross-border connections.
This article examines the access to pension and health insurance benefits and employment status of older Mexican return migrants.
The authors investigate the salmon-bias hypothesis, which posits that Mexicans in the U.S. return to Mexico due to poor health, as an explanation for the Hispanic health paradox.
This paper investigates wage assimilation of foreign-born male workers in Britain over the period 1993 to 2009.
U.S.-born Mexican Americans are more likely to be obese than first-generation Mexican immigrants to the United States.
Evidence suggests that smoking is suppressed among migrants relative to the broader transnational Mexican-origin population.
Lynn Karoly and Gabriella Gonzalez examine the current role of and future potential for early care and education (ECE) programs in promoting healthy development for immigrant children.
Budgeting for Immigration Enforcement addresses how to improve budgeting for the federal immigration enforcement system, specifically focusing on the parts of that system that are operated and funded by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
In interviews conducted for this study, Cambodian refugees reported exceedingly poor health when compared to the general population of Asian immigrants.
Survey data from Mexico shows that temporary immigrants earned wages about 12% lower than permanent immigrants.
This chapter addresses the role of social factors in health and illness.
Inadequate access and poor quality care for immigrants could have serious consequences for their health and that of the overall U.S. population. The authors conducted a systematic search for post-1996, population-based studies of immigrants and health care.
Skilled immigration into developed countries and competition for talent and professional skills are of major concern among nations today.
Uses a subset of a sample representative of the largest Cambodian refugee community in the US to examine prevalence and correlates of disordered gambling among Cambodian refugees.
The study compared the recidivism of 517 deportable and 780 nondeportable aliens released from the Los Angeles County Jail over a 30-day period in 2002.
Relative to similarly situated deportable aliens with no record of deportation, previously deported aliens are more likely to be rearrested, to be rearrested more quickly, and to be rearrested more frequently in a one-year follow-up period.
This research explores social networks and their relationship to access to health care among adult Mexican-Americans.
Expanding opportunities for immigrants to obtain legal residency and citizenship may be the best option to offer them better access to health care. Factors that affect their access to health care include: socioeconomic background, immigration status, limited English proficiency, and more.
This research sought to understand physical and economic access to food, from both individual and community perspectives.
The authors investigated preventive health behaviors, physical activity, television viewing or video game playing, and nutrition, among Asian and Latino adolescents living in the United States; assessed trends across generations; and compared each generation with White adolescents.