February 2008 Archives

Exploitation of a Tragedy

By Katherine Fennelly, Professor at the Humphrey H. Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, IHRC Affiliate

A tragic traffic accident this week has provided yet another opportunity for an outpouring of anger directed toward undocumented immigrants.

Immigrants and Election Year Politics

Donna R. Gabaccia, Director, Immigration History Research Center

When it comes to elections, immigrants have opinions too. Over one third of the foreign-born in the U.S. are citizens. How does this election year look to them?

Donna R. Gabaccia, Director, Immigration History Research Center

Minnesota’s foreign-born population has always been somewhat distinctive. So are the scholars who have studied immigration and refugees at the University of Minnesota.

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