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Two Very Different Types of Migrations Are Driving Growth in U.S. Cities

New York and L.A. are losing more Americans than they're gaining, but the flood of immigrants more than makes up for it.

Doug Kerr/Flickr

America Could Get Its Own 600-Acre 'Chinese Disneyland'

Complete with theme parks and a whole new college.

City of Oakland

Should Cities Be in the Business of Issuing Debit Cards?

A proposal to help the unbanked (and often undocumented).

Census Bureau

Where 60 Million People in the U.S. Don't Speak English at Home

The number is on the rise.

Chip East/Reuters

New York City May Let Non-Citizens Vote

It would be the first major U.S. city to do so.

Mimi Kirk

Can This Building Complex Solve Dubai's Affordable Housing Crisis?

The International City was supposed to relieve the economic pressures faced by the middle class. Instead there's been nothing but problems.

WNYC

Mapping the New York Neighborhoods With the Most Out-of-Towners

Out-of-state migrants are skipping the outer boroughs and heading straight to Manhattan.

Flickr/larryrrr

Flushing Meadows and the Battle for the Real New York

Mayor Bloomberg may have finally gone too far with a proposal for a 25,000-seat soccer stadium and shopping mall.

Zoe Strauss

The Paradox of Mexicantown: Detroit's Uncomfortable Relationship With the Immigrants it Desperately Needs

Mexicans have made a productive home for themselves in a city largely known for its shrinking population. So why are they being deported?

Flickr

With L.A.'s Proposed ID Cards, Immigrants Can Play a Larger Role in the City's Economy

More efforts are being made to embrace undocumented immigrants and the economic potential they have.

Jordan Segall

How an Exclusive Los Angeles Suburb Lost Its Whiteness

The once homogenous community of San Marino has been rapidly diversifying for decades.

The Visual Telling of Stories

The Original Hooligans

Pussy Riot are the latest, but a family of cartoon Irish immigrants came first.

Reuters

Ignoring Canada’s Minorities in Police Statistics

A new study finds that a majority of police agencies don’t track race in immigrant-rich country.

Brookings Institution

Suburbia: Land of Immigrants

Foreign-born populations in the U.S. are spreading out across the country, settling in suburbs and smaller cities