Who's Where, Remittances, and Spain
There's something new about The Source this month. For the first time, we are offering our
growing international audience a selection of stories and country profiles in Spanish. With Iraq
heating up, we bring you a special interview on preparations for the humanitarian crisis that could follow a war. And,
on the data front, our new Who's Where feature
will be of interest to anyone concerned with transnational communities.
In this issue you will find:
Roberto Suro, Director of the Pew Hispanic Center, on the
persistence of Latino remittances
despite the US economic slump.
An interview with Jim Bishop, Director of Humanitarian Response at InterAction, on preparations
for a possible humanitarian crisis in Iraq.
Our In the News articles on
the resolution of the Sangatte issue in France,
refugee reform in Australia, and
legal snags with Germany's immigration law.
For the first time in both Spanish and English, we bring you country profiles on
Spain and Mexico. In addition, you'll find this month's
Spotlight on foreign-born Hispanics in the United States by Elizabeth Grieco, MPI Data Manager.
In March, The Source will offer our first special issue, dedicated to understanding the
complex relationship between gender and migration. We have asked leading scholars to take a fresh
look at many facets of the topic. Look for Maruja Asis, Deborah Anker, Monica Boyd, Bela Hovy,
and Hania Zlotnik.
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On behalf of the Source team, thank you for your comments and suggestions.
Kimberly Hamilton, Ph.D
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