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Las Vegas, Global Suburb?: Migration to and from an Emerging Immigrant Gateway

Audrey Singer

The stereotypical image of a glittering Las Vegas is one that lures visitors with the promise of ‘winning the jackpot’ with nothing more than a little cash investment. However, hyperfast population growth rates in the 1990s revealed that Las Vegas is luring more than just the temporary visitor. In this presentation, Audrey Singer discussed Las Vegas’ late 20th century development and examined the pace, composition, and sources of population growth.

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