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How migrants help to slow neighborhood decline in US cities

Ruther, Matt (2018) How migrants help to slow neighborhood decline in US cities. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (05 Oct 2018). Blog Entry.

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In recent years, immigration has become a political football, with some American cities encouraging inflows of people from other countries while others adopt more punitive measures towards the undocumented. In new research, Matt Ruther evaluates the effects that immigrants have on urban neighborhoods that are in decline. He finds that neighborhoods with more foreign born-minorities tend to have less income losses compared to those with greater numbers of US-born minorities. In addition, areas with white or Asian immigrant groups also tend to see stable or increasing populations.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2021 13:33
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:12

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