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The Battle of Identity: Assimilation vs Integration

By Cynthia Ramos, Sociology ’14 I will start off by saying that the National Immigrant Integration Conference was one of the most amazing conferences I have ever attended.  The fact that it was full of such wonderful and passionate people, who desire and strive to make a change in the world, was amazing.  Being able […]

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Community Attachment To Gauge Individual Experiences

            Hannah Holloran The National Immigration Integration Conference this past week was full of so many inspiring people! Panelist talked about the work they do and how they believe it is helping people across the country. One common theme among many of the individuals whom presented at the conference was the importance of community. Both […]

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What does immigrant “integration” look like?

Written by Mary Allain ’12 The NIIC conference has not only reaffirmed my belief in the importance of immigrant integration as an issue deserving national attention, it has further expanded my notion of what the term immigration integration actually entails. By this I mean that immigrant integration encompasses much more than improving our English Language […]

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Voter Turnout Among Latinos in the State of Washington

This paper focuses on voter registration and turnout among Latinos in Washington State as well as voter mobilization for Latinos. The question guiding the research is this: Among Latinos in Washington State, Yakima, and Walla Walla, who is voting, how, and why? The research has focused on gathering data on the population of the United […]

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An Analysis of the Barriers Latina Immigrants Face in Washington’s Domestic Violence Response Network

This project examines the experiences of Latina immigrants suffering from domestic violence. How can Washington state improve its domestic violence response network for Latina immigrants? Methods: In order to carry out a comprehensive report the voices of survivors must be included on top of the reports and findings I used from state agencies, social service […]

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