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North America

North America

North America is a dynamic migration region, with the United States home to more immigrants than any other country in the world, the Mexico-U.S. corridor the globe's top migration corridor, and Canada a leading destination for migrants. Research collected here focuses on everything from visa policy and border management to immigrant integration, national identity, the demographics of immigrants in the region and their educational and workforce outcomes, and ways to more effectively use migration policy as a lever for national and regional competitiveness.

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November 2003
By Deborah W. Meyers and Maia Jachimowicz
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October 2003
By Elizabeth Grieco
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Jennifer Van Hook of Bowling Green State University examines the increase in poverty among the children of immigrants in the United States.
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Special Registration Program to End... Government to Promote Immigrant Integration... Congress Backs Expanded Employment Verification Scheme... Naturalization of Immigrants in the Armed Forces Expedited...
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MPI Data Manager Elizabeth Grieco provides an overview of the third-largest immigrant group in the United States.
Fact Sheets
November 2003

Canada and Mexico’s importance to the United States is more than simply a border-state phenomenon. The trading relationship between United States and Canada represents the largest bilateral flow of income, goods, and services in the world. Meanwhile, Mexico is the United States’ second largest trading partner.

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Homeland Security Dept. Takes Charge of Visa Policy... Homeland Security Appropriations Exceed Bush Proposal... Training Begins for 'One Face At The Border'... Food Stamps Restored to Immigrant Children...
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MPI Data Manager Elizabeth Grieco provides an overview of the second-largest immigrant group in the United States.
Fact Sheets
October 2003

This fact sheet provides an estimate and brief description of the unauthorized immigrant population in the United States in 2003.

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Machine-Readable Passport Requirement Delayed One Year... California Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Obtain Driver's License... US-VISIT Confronts Criticism, Potential Setbacks... Annual Cap for H-1B Visa Holders Slashed... New Citizenship Office Chief Appointed... TPS Extended for Burundians and Sudanese, Terminated for Sierra Leonians...

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