Remade in America

 New York Times

Remade in America

A series about the newest immigrants and their impact on American institutions
Part VI: Social Services

April 18, 2009

Struggle to Rise Where Failing Is Fitting In

By JASON DEPARLE

Jesselyn Bercian, left, has struggled at and away from work. About one in four youths in the U.S. are immigrants or children of one. Most do fine, but a troubled minority offers cause for alarm.

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Josh Haner/The New York Times
Part V: Businesses

April 11, 2009

A Google Whiz Searches for His Place on Earth

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Eros Hoagland for The New York Times

By MATT RICHTEL

Google is based here in Silicon Valley. But Sanjay G. Mavinkurve, one of the key engineers on a map project, is not. His wife doesn’t have a visa, so he lives in Canada.

Room for Debate
Room for Debate: Do We Need Foreign Technology Workers?

Experts discuss how immigration policy affects skilled workers and the industries that rely on them.

Part IV: Politics

April 4, 2009

Deportation Furor Catches Texas Mayor in Middle

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Brandon Thibodeaux for The New York Times

By RANDY KENNEDY

A Texas town’s crackdown on immigration stands out for the blessing it has received from the mayor, an immigrant-friendly Democrat with deep ties to Hispanic leaders.

  • Slide Show: In Irving, Tex., a town transformed by immigrants, a crackdown on illegal immigration is creating discord among residents.
Part III: Hospitals

March 28, 2009

Foreign Ways and Scars Test U.S. Clinic

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Todd Heisler/The New York Times

By DENISE GRADY

Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis offers an extraordinary vantage point on the ways immigrants are testing the American medical establishment.

Part II: Workplaces

March 21, 2009

A Slippery Place in the U.S. Work Force

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Josh Anderson for The New York Times

By JULIA PRESTON

With the economy spiraling downward and a crackdown continuing on illegal immigrants, many immigrants from Latin America are learning how uncertain their foothold is in the work force in the United States.

Room for Debate
The Competition for Low-Wage Jobs

How might the recession alter competition for lower-wage jobs, particularly for immigrants who don’t have a social safety net?

Part I: Schools

March 14, 2009

Where Education and Assimilation Collide

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Joshua Haner/The New York Times

By GINGER THOMPSON

A record influx of immigrants has put classrooms on the front lines of America’s battles over whether and how to assimilate the newcomers and their children.

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