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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Legal Tools to Deter Travel by Suspected Terrorists: A Brief Primer

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Terrorism

Provides an overview of some of the tools the federal government currently employs to prevent individuals from traveling to or within the U.S. to commit acts of terrorism. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


Geographical Mobility: 2014 to 2015

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Maps/Geography,Population/Census,Statistics

A set of tables which covers latest data on internal migration within the U.S. Includes state to state migration flows and characteristics of movers. From the Census Bureau


Birthright Citizenship and Children Born in the United States to Alien Parents: An Overview of the Legal Debate

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Supreme Court/courts

Traces the historical development of the concept of citizenship by birth in the U.S., litigation involving the citizenship clause over the years, and the two modern competing interpretations of the Citizenship Clause. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


The European Union (EU): Current Challenges and Future Prospects in Brief

Categories: European Union,Foreign Affairs,Immigration/Migration,Russia

Provides a brief history of the EU and the major current challenges facing the organization. Also covers EU-U.S. relations. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


Forensic Language Analysis

Categories: Crime/Justice,Immigration/Migration,Privacy,Science/Technology

Examines the scientific validity of using voice biometric systems in the public and private sectors for criminal investigations, verification of identity, and immigration matters. From the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology


International Migration Outlook 2015

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Analyzes recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries as well as some nonmember countries. Also includes recent labor market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries. From the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development


The Integration of Immigrants into American Society

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education,Health/Medical,Immigration/Migration,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family

Discusses aspects of life which improve and others which decline for immigrants as they try to become integrated into U.S. society. From the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine


Syrian Refugees and the UK

Categories: European Union,Great Britain,Immigration/Migration,Syria

Announces the British government’s revised policy toward Syrian refugees, the plans to accept up to 20,000 refugees, but the restrictions on which refugees will be eligible. Also announces refusal to participate in relocation schemes being developed by the European Union. House of Commons Library Briefing Paper Number 06805


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