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For New Refugees, ‘Higher Education Is A Path To Freedom’

U-M [RE]vive, a student-led Refugee Education Initiative, and faculty researchers introduce a group of Congolese high schoolers to campus and college life, while stressing the importance of higher education for refugees and those displaced from their homelands. May 30, 2019. #5-15mins #webarticle #MichiganNews #Society #Refugees #HigherEducation #Immigration ​​


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Seeking Asylum in Ann Arbor

Michigan Alumnus tells the story of former U-M Knight-Wallace Fellowship recipient and Mexican journalist, Emilio Gutiérrez Soto, and his fight for asylum in the U.S.. April 1, 2019. #5-15mins #AlumniAssociation #web-article #Society #Immigration #Campus #Policy #AndrewLapin ​​​​​​​​


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Wallenberg at Michigan

The Heritage Project discusses the life of Raoul Wallenberg before and after his time at the University of Michigan, including his passion for knowledge and travel. #30-60mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #Michigan #History #Immigration #RaoulWallenberg ​


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U-M Anthropologist Uses 3,000 Toe Tags to Highlight Humanitarian Crisis at US-Mexico Border

U-M Anthropologist Jason De León and students assign names and pay tribute to unidentified people who died crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, using 3000 toe-tags in this art exhibition. April 13, 2019. #5mins #ArtandDesign #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #GovernmentandPolitics #Immigration #Refugees #Anthropology #SocialCampaigns #JasonDeLeón


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Families are Choosing Between Their Health and Staying Together

U-M researchers Paul J. Fleming and William D. Lopez examine the complexities surrounding undocumented immigration and health benefits, finding that many immigrant families will miss health appointments to avoid prosecution. January 9, 2019. #5-15mins #web-article #TheConversation #GovernmentandPolitics #HealthandWellness #healthcare #Immigration


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Immigration, Legislation, Investigation and Child Poverty: 4 Scholars Respond to Trump’s State of the Union

U-M-Dearborn Professor of Economics Patricia Smith co-authors a piece on Trump's second State of the Union address. Smith focuses on helping children through the eradication of child poverty, rather than ending late-term abortions, as Trump suggested. February 6, 2019. #5-15mins #web-article #TheConversation #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #Policy #Immigration #Children #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #PatriciaSmith


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Research and Policy Perspectives on Separating Children and Parents

U-M researchers have compiled studies concerning the many social, emotional, and developmental effects that children may experience after being seperated at the border of Mexico and the US, and then being reunited. August 22, 2018. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #webarticle #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #Children #healthcare #Immigration #Politics ​​​


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Trump Rule Change for Immigrants Forces an Impossible Choice

Public Health Professor Paul Fleming discusses Trump's "public charge" rule and how it will affect immigrants seeking citizenship in the United States moving forward. December 8, 2018. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #GovernmentandPolitics #Health/Wellness #Immigration #healthcare #Policy #Medicare/Medicaid #PaulFleming


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Artist Chico MacMurtrie, U-M Students to Test 40-foot Robot Created to Cross U.S.-Mexico Border

World-renowned artist Chico MacMurtie enlists 16 students from a breadth of U-M colleges and majors to help him build "Border Crossers," a robotic art piece capable of crossing over fenced borders. February 14, 2018. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Arts/Culture #Technology #Activism #Robotics #Immigration #Refugees #ChicoMacMurtie


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The Story of Newborn Babies in Iowa Shows How Immigration Crackdowns Hurt Americans Too

U-M School of Public Health Professor Arline Geronimus discusses the relationship between the effects of stress and pregnant mothers, in regard to immigration laws and giving birth to underweight newborns. July 14, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #Society #Government/Politics #Immigration #Policy #Children #PublicHealth #ArlineGeronimus