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Older refugees have high levels of depression even decades after immigration to Canada

University of Toronto

Most research on the mental health of refugees focuses on the first few years after resettlement in the host country, but little is known about their long-term mental health.

Channels: Mental Health, Poverty, Psychology and Psychiatry, Seniors, Immigration, Local - Canada, All Journal News,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 2:55 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

DHS S&T Awards Minority Serving Institutions $373K to Advance Summer Research Team Projects

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T announced that eight faculty members from MSI across the United States were recently selected to receive funding awards totaling $373,000 to continue their 2019 SRT Program for Minority Serving Institutions research projects at several DHS S&T COE.

Channels: Education, Environmental Science, Ethics and Research Methods, Immigration,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 6:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Public health experts awarded funds to ‘get out the count’ for 2020 census

Public health experts awarded funds to ‘get out the count’ for 2020 census

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

To make sure historically undercounted populations along the Texas-Mexico border are included in the 2020 census, faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are joining forces with the U.S. Census Bureau, community health workers, and local organizations to launch a collaborative campaign in the El Paso region.

Channels: Healthcare, Mental Health, Poverty, Public Health, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, Grant Funded News, Mexico News,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
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Volunteer Tourism Can Aid Disaster Recovery

University of Technology, Sydney

Holidaying in a disaster zone might seem crazy, but "volunteer tourism" can actually help communities recover from natural disasters, a new study finds. And it can offer a unique and rewarding experience for volunteers, if done carefully.

Channels: All Journal News, Earthquakes, Natural Disasters, Entrepreneurship, Immigration, Travel and Transportation, Staff Picks,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
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Migrating Health Professionals’ Recruitment Experiences Are Mostly Positive, But Ethical Problems Remain

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Foreign-educated health professionals (FEHPs) in the United States are generally satisfied with their recruitment experience despite the persistence of certain unethical practices, the first major survey of the U.S. international nurse recruitment industry in more than a decade has found. While strides have been made in the realm of ethical international recruitment, there is still room for improvement.

Channels: Business Ethics, Government/Law, Healthcare, In the Workplace, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, All Journal News,

Released:
3-Jan-2020 11:30 AM EST
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Babson Joins More Than 100 Colleges Filing “Friend of Court” Brief to Oppose Rollback Of Training Program That Benefits International Students

Babson College

More than 100 public and private universities and colleges – including Babson College – have filed an amicus brief to defend the long-standing immigration program known as Optional Practical Training (OPT) that benefits international students studying in the U.S.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, Education, Government/Law, Immigration,

Released:
18-Dec-2019 11:35 AM EST
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Education

Newswise: Why Does the Census Matter?

Why Does the Census Matter?

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

The U.S. census, one of the few in the world to directly count every resident, is used to distribute political power as well as federal funding. In 2020, it faces controversy over immigration, cybersecurity, and rising costs.

Channels: Government/Law, Immigration, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Politics,

Released:
17-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: S&T and CBP Host the Havre Sector Field Experiment

S&T and CBP Host the Havre Sector Field Experiment

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

As part of the HSE’s ongoing efforts to address vulnerabilities, DHS S&T and USBP conducted a field test at USBP Havre Sector.

Channels: All Journal News, Technology, Cybersecurity, Local - Canada, Immigration,

Released:
4-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Researchers begin major study aimed at improving health equity in New Jersey

Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University

The New Jersey Population Health Cohort Study, now in the design phase, will collect biometrics, survey responses and other granular data over time on major outcomes such as stress, resilience, trauma and cognitive function from a broad cross-section of the population across multiple generations, with additional targeting of low-income residents and diverse immigrant groups.

Channels: Grant Funded News, Aging, Government/Law, Healthcare, Public Health, Immigration, U.S. Politics,

Released:
22-Nov-2019 4:15 AM EST
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    20-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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15-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST
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