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New immigrant students visit parents’ countries of origin in search of ‘roots’

More than 200 children of recent immigrants and their families have over the past three years visited their parents’ countries of origin through a program hosted by the Ministry of Education. The “root-searching” program gives students an opportunity to experience the social, cultural and economic aspects of their parents’ home …

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Brazilian Immigrant Wins Social Justice Award | Radio Boston

Natalicia Tracy’s day job is at the Brazilian Immigrant Center in Allston. She’s its executive director, and she and her staff help newcomers to this country with all the struggles that come with being an immigrant, especially in terms of workplace rights. But these days she has a new title: …

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Asian-Americans Make Up Most of the New U.S. Immigrant Population

A demographer and professor at the University of Michigan’s Population Studies Center, Frey explains the growing demographics of Asian-American communities in the U.S. in his recently published book Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics Are Remaking America. According to 2010 data, Chinese and Indian residents make up the largest and …

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Triston Casas, Red Sox power prospect, learned lessons from Cuban immigrant family, ‘Lazy’s one thing in our family that will not be tolerated’

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Red Sox 2018 first-round draft pick Triston Casas is only 19 but he already is bigger than 6-foot-3, 232-pound J.D. Martinez. Casas, who’s listed at 6-foot-5, 240-pounds, shed some body fat and added more muscle this winter. The power-hitting third base prospect is in terrific physical …

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