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Introducing the IIR Blog Centreville Labor Series

Introducing the IIR Blog Centreville Labor Series

We are proud to announce George Mason University's Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) Blog on the Centreville Labor Study Series. This is an eight part series where researchers from the IIR have been taking an in-depth look into a segment of Fairfax County society that is often overlooked: immigrant day laborers.

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OAA and George Mason University’s Institute for Immigration (IIR) Collaborate on Research about the District’s African Immigrants

OAA and George Mason University’s Institute for Immigration (IIR) Collaborate on Research about the District’s African Immigrants

(Washington) – On May 25, 2015, the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (OAA) and the George Mason University’s Institute for Immigration Research (IIR), agreed to collaborate on compiling a survey research project focused on the African immigrant population in DC. This agreement was issued on Africa Day 2015 and marks a significant step forward in documenting demographic details such as age, employment, and education as well as linguistic and cultural diversity among African-born constituents in the District.

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Ethnic Enclaves

Ethnic Enclaves

People on the Move

People on the Move

Foreign-Born Contributions to the Media & Entertainment Industry

Foreign-Born Contributions to the Media & Entertainment Industry

The Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry in the United States is a major contributor to the national economy. This fact sheet explores foreign-born contributions to M&E in terms of film production, broadcasting, sound recording, sports & performance arts using data from the 2008-2012 American Community Survey.

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