Tag: Immigrants

Living In America Changes Gut Bacteria Composition For Immigrants

There is an obesity epidemic in immigrants moving to the United States and their changing gut microbiome might be the one to blame. New research revealed that diversity in gut microbiome gets more westernized in immigrants from developing countries.

Public Health November 2, 2018

Lawsuit Claims Immigrant Children Are Injected With Antipsychotic Drugs

A lawsuit said immigrant children were forcibly injected with antipsychotic drugs in one treatment center in Texas. The children reportedly experienced side effects that included feeling constantly lethargic and afraid of people.

Public Health June 21, 2018

Children Separated From Parents Suffer ‘Catastrophic’ Effects, Says Harvard Professor

The debate surrounding president Donald Trump’s highly controversial separation policy has largely centered its moral implications. What about the psychological effects it triggers among children?

Public Health June 20, 2018

Here's How You Can Help Families Separated At The Border

Over the last few weeks, thousands of migrant parents have been separated from their children thanks to the Trump administration’s decision to double down on its immigration policies. Here’s how you can help families separated at the border:

June 19, 2018

Rising Immigration Suppresses - Not Increases - Crime Rates: Study

A sociology professor's study on the impact of immigration on crime rates proves that its relationship is actually inversely proportional, as opposed to what some believe.

Feature | Culture March 4, 2017

Study Results Are 'Very Clear': There's No Link Between Immigration And Crime

According to a study, having a lot of immigrants doesn’t equate to increased levels of crime. The research results are relevant as the Trump administration recently issued an executive order banning nationals from seven countries.

Life & Style February 14, 2017

Here’s A Complete List Of Tech Companies Opposing The Trump Immigration Ban

Silicon Valley loves immigrants, and tech companies stand united to fight President Donald J. Trump's immigration ban. What's happening now, and who signed the amicus brief?

Business Tech February 6, 2017

Refugees At Greater Risk For Schizophrenia, Other Psychotic Illnesses

Refugees are at a higher risk of developing schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders than non-refugee migrants. Such finding calls for nations that accept refugees to come up with more robust health plans to address the mental health issues of these people.

Life March 16, 2016

Educated, Hard-Working Immigrants Are America's Biggest Innovators: Study

The prevailing image of the American innovator is a young, tech-savvy, college dropout building Silicon Valley startups. A new report on innovation and the STEM field, however, paints a different picture.

Society February 25, 2016

There Are No 'Illegal Immigrants,' And This Twitter Bot Will Be Sure To Remind You Of That writers Patrick Hogan and Jorge Rivas have created a Twitter bot that, corrects people who tweet the politically incorrect term ""illegal immigrants."

Internet Culture August 3, 2015

Adult Dose Of Hepatitis A Vaccine Given To Immigrant Children In Detention Center

About 250 children who were held with their mothers at the South Texas Family Residential Center were given adult dose of vaccine for hepatitis A. The children will be monitored for side effects.

Life July 5, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Donate $5 Million To College Fund For Undocumented Immigrants

The Facebook chief says his donation will provide college funds for some 400 undocumented youth attending college.

Society June 18, 2015

WWII Refugee And Wife Leave $847,000 Estate To Uncle Sam: A Case Of Big Thank You?

U.S. Department of Treasury has accepted a check worth $847,215.57 from a Seattle couple as part of their wills. Authorities have pointed to their immigrant roots as the cause of their generous donation.

Society May 23, 2015

Nail Salons In New York Under Fire By Governor

An exposé by The New York Times of the unfair labor practices nail salon workers are subjected to prompted governor Andrew Cuomo to come up with an emergency task force that will ensure the workers are not illegally victimized by their employers.

May 14, 2015

100,000 Undocumented Immigrants Expected to Get Driver's License in California

Thousands of illegal immigrants flock to the California DMV office to apply for driver’s licenses after AB60 was put into effect on Friday.

FUTURE TECH January 8, 2015

DoD lets few undocumented immigrants in for military program

The American military will soon accept a limited number of illegal immigrants into the armed forces through the expansion of an eight-year-old program.

Society September 27, 2014

See where the most immigrants live in each state

Business Insider has found the towns in each state where the most residents were born abroad using data from the American Community Survey. The results might not be what you expected.

Internet Culture September 22, 2014

Colorado DMV website slammed with driver license requests

Colorado is allowing non-US citizens to apply for driver's licenses. The rush to apply is already straining the state's website and call centers' ability to support the new law.

Legal July 4, 2014

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