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Immigrant Incorporation and Local Responses

Audrey Singer

The last two decades have witnessed unprecedented growth of the foreign born population in new destination areas across the United States.

At a session of the American Sociological Association annual meeting in San Francisco, Audrey Singer tackled the issue of immigrant incorporation in new U.S. destinations: what form and pace does it take, to what extent does it vary by place, and how do localities differ in their responses to new immigrant neighbors?

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