January 2010 Archives

Immigration Reform and Angel Island at 100 Years

A century after Angel Island opened, the United States once again is poised to debate immigration policy reform. Will Congress pass legislation echoing the rejection many Chinese immigrants found at the "Ellis Island of the West" or the welcome into American life that others received? Read Erica Lee's essay in the Los Angeles Times.

The IHRC and the Global Race, Ethnicity, Migration network collect information about courses that pertain to migration, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. and globally. See the comprehensive listing of courses at the University of MN related to this topic.

IREX Offers Short-Term Grants for Research Abroad

The International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) announces fellowship opportunities for 2010-2011 to support short-term research abroad by scholars in countries ranging from Albania to Uzbekistan.