Baltimore: Center for Research on Effective Schooling for Disadvantaged Students, The Johns Hopkins University. A Problem in Search of an Explanation: Some Research Questions on Assimilation and Immigrant Health, Mental Health, and Education.
Infant health among Indochinese refugees: patterns of infant mortality, birthweight, and prenatal care in comparative perspective.
Generational differences in perinatal health among the Mexican American population: findings from HHANES 1982–84.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. Continuities in Transnational Migration: An Analysis of 13 Mexican Communities.
Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, August.
Labor Force Recomposition and Industrial Restructuring in Electronics: Implications for Free Trade. Immigrants and their young children (under 18) now account for more than one in five public school students, one-fourth of those in poverty, and nearly one-third of those without health insurance, creating enormous challenges for the nation’s schools, health care system, and physical infrastructure.The large share of immigrants who arrive as adults with relatively few years of schooling is the primary reason so many live in poverty, use welfare programs, or lack health insurance, not their legal status or an unwillingness to work.Thus the early English immigrants gained their freedom through the revolutionary war and established government upon their own terms. immigration laws allow for approximately 800,000 people to settle in the U. Another 55,000 are admitted under the diversity lottery begun in 1990. The English were the least persecuted group of immigrants compared to that of the Irish, German and black. Moreover, the evidence examined in this report and other research makes clear that immigrants make significant progress the longer they reside in the United States. Unfortunately, this progress still leaves them well behind natives in most measures of socio-economic status even after they have been in the United States for decades.The share of adult immigrants who have lived in the United States for 20 years who are still in poverty or lacking health insurance is at least 50 percent higher than for adult natives.Immigration continues to be the subject of intense national debate.The more than one million immigrants arriving each year have a very significant effect on many areas of American life. Considerations in Longitudinal Research on Immigrants. Immigration Statistics, National Research Council, Washington, D.