This election month, the Source looks at
Asian and Latino voters,
as well as the controversial issue of non-immigrant voting. Read about Saudi Arabia's efforts to reduce its dependence on foreign workers. Explore the latest US immigration trends with our review of the annual immigration statistics. You'll find:
- an examination by Urban Institute's Jeffrey S. Passel of
Latino and Asian voters
in the 2004 Presidential election and beyond.
- the past and present state of
non-citizen voting rights
by Ron Hayduk and Michele Wucker, directors of the Immigrant Voting Project.
- an account of the
plan to scale back Saudi Arabia's dependence on foreign workers by MPI's Divya Pakkiasamy.
- a Spotlight by MPI's Deborah Meyers and Jennifer Yau on data from the
2003 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics
released by the Department of Homeland Security.
- a new Finland Country Profile
by Arno Tanner of the Finnish Directorate of Immigration describing how this small Scandinavian country has become a destination for economic migrants and asylum seekers.
- an update of our France Country Profile
by MPI's Kim Hamilton and INED's Patrick Simon which includes analysis of the headscarf debate and new asylum data.
- our regular Policy Beat
featuring the latest developments of immigration provisions within the Homeland Security Bill, as well as other noteworthy developments within US immigration policy, by MPI's Betsy Cooper and Jennifer Yau.
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