PRB Topic Feed: Immigration/ Migration/Topics/ImmigrationMigration.aspxEducation and Occupation Separates Two Kinds of Immigrants in the United StatesAlthough policymakers, journalists, and the public have focused their attention on low-skilled migrants from Mexico and other Latin American countries, there is also a large and growing number of highly skilled immigrants arriving from Asia to attend college or work high-tech jobs. 09/12/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/EducationAndOccupationSeparatesUSImmigrants.aspxb1adde2c-15a0-46fe-aa69-fe1f495cd831U.S. Regional Population Losses Linked to High UnemploymentHigh unemployment rates are not just creating a drag on the U.S. economy, but are also linked to lagging population growth in economically distressed areas. 03/18/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/uspopulationloss.aspxab1b5beb-b62e-4841-9db1-8bc329a46654Conflict Imperils Liberia's Reproductive and Child Health ProgramsHigh rates of childhood illnesses and deaths offer some of the clearest signs yet of the impact of Liberia's prolonged war and political instability. Renewed fighting in a civil war that ran through much of the 1990s has displaced hundreds of thousands of people, many of whom remain in the country in makeshift shelters while others flee to neighboring countries. 07/21/2003/Publications/Articles/2003/ConflictImperilsLiberiasReproductiveandChildHealthPrograms.aspx9d4fe25d-1a80-4e00-a5de-48c011127198TB Anywhere Is TB EverywhereThe global fight against tuberculosis has become more complicated by the emergence of new strains of TB that are resistant to many standard drugs. Commerce, tourism, and immigration are sources that enable it to spread. 03/22/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/TBAnywhereIsTBEverywhere.aspx9b78472f-c012-48f5-820a-5c896e8140ccImmigration in America 2010With the wide-ranging economic and social effects of the current recession and the potential for renewed legislative debate, it is an appropriate time to examine the state of immigration in the United States. PRB introduces a package of materials with a group of leading experts on U.S. immigration.06/30/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/immigrationupdatehome.aspx92795db5-5610-4d05-b5e3-fd3a3210a012Influx of Foreign Workers Masks Growth of Child Population in Northern MarianasThe number of children in the Northern Mariana Islands grew by 49 percent during the 1990s, but children's share in the overall population there declined slightly, as the population grew a whopping 60 percent, mainly due to an influx of foreign workers.01/13/2003/Publications/Articles/2003/InfluxofForeignWorkersMasksGrowthofChildPopulationinNorthernMarianas.aspx90b6ccae-3579-4568-a83a-5e21946d97f3China’s Economic Reforms Likely to Increase Internal MigrationAn estimated 130 million Chinese were living away from the places they were registered to live in mid-2001. Economic opportunities make it likely this number will increase. 10/01/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/ChinasEconomicReformsLikelytoIncreaseInternalMigration.aspx8d5383d6-8d12-4e71-b8f1-58fcb90eecebImmigrants Work in Riskier and More Dangerous Jobs in the United StatesA new study finds that immigrants are more likely to work in risky jobs than U.S.-born workers.10/30/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/usimmigrantsriskyjobs.aspx89da53f5-f056-417d-8218-790505f9ba41Social Change in the Wake of the U.S. Recession Between 2007 and 2008, U.S. household income fell sharply as the unemployment rate increased. By the end of this year, more than one in 10 people are projected to be looking for work. Recession's effects may also affect homeownership rates, commuting patterns, marriage rates, and migration trends. 09/21/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/usrecessionsocialchange.aspx855f0847-1f31-4e8d-ac92-a96162a4d26dImmigration Gives Catholicism a Boost in the United StatesLong-term trends point to a decline in U.S. Protestant but show remarkable stability in the proportion of Catholics in the population. Catholics immigrants from Latin America have helped offset the decline in religious affiliation among the U.S.-born population in most states.04/15/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/uscatholicsandimmigration.aspx81c70b6c-16cf-4d38-8bab-09cc41001835