Immigration

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How France Built Inequality Into Its Cities

Planners have created isolated urban enclaves that keep the country’s immigrant population separate.

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Why We Should Worry About the Drop in Immigrant-Led Start-Ups

New visa requirements are pushing American-trained foreigners to start their businesses in other countries.

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What Really Drew Asian Immigrants to the Suburbs?

Perhaps, more than anything else, it was the allure of the "American Dream."

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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?

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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.

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How to Create More Latino-Run Businesses

Latino immigrants open fewer small businesses than other groups. Here's how we can close the gap.

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The Case for City-Based Visas

Scholars are floating a new method of immigration sponsorship.

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The Rise of the Majority-Asian Suburb

In southern California, the number of Asian suburbs is growing rapidly.

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Will Mongolia's Boom Cost Los Angeles Its Growing Immigrant Community?

"Little Mongolia" is finally starting to thrive. But the country's economic boom may draw immigrants back home.

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Can Baltimore Woo Immigrants?

The city prohibits police and social agencies from asking about immigration status and offers classes in Spanish. Will it work?

Demand for Foreign-Born Workers Is Spiky

Many U.S. cities cannot access the skilled workers they need.

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An L.A. Artist Makes Immigrant Workers Impossible to Ignore

Ramiro Gomez plants cardboard cutouts of domestic service employees in wealthy neighborhoods.

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Can Heathrow Handle the Olympics?

Lengthy waits at customs cause concern as Olympic-related traffic begins.

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America's Melting-Pot Cities

The metros where new American citizens live now.

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Canada Shifts West

New census figures show population dominance moving away from the east.

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A Floating Silicon Valley for Techies Without Green Cards

A new business wants to provide immigrants a home off the cost of California

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Why Chinatowns Are Shrinking

Changing immigration patterns are partly to blame