Could the USA Exist Without Immigrants?


Read To Be Great Again, America Needs Immigrants  at

Read a global perspective of issues involved.  Good reading.


The Latest Data Updates on USA Immigrant Populations, April 2017


Great data on important ESL/immigrant groups.  Example: Mexicans are NOT the largest population of unauthorized immigrants.  Find the publication at

Are There Biases Toward Certain Accents in Non-Native English Speakers?


What do you think?  Do you have any of them?  Read  Managing Accent Bias and Working with Multilingual Individuals at

An Asian Perspective on Racial Bias


Interesting perspectives found in I’m Not Tiny Because I’m Asian, I’m Tiny Because You’re White at

Racial Bias: Model Minority Versus “the Other”


Read about the world of racial biases in

‘Model Minority’ Myth Again Used As A Racial Wedge Between Asians And Blacks

What if one is Asian and does not like math?

A Surprising Explanation For Why Some Immigrants Excel In Science




Immigrants in general, he found, were markedly more likely to choose jobs that require physical strength. This may reflect barriers to accessing higher education. However, they were also relatively more likely to choose jobs that require math and logic or social and emotional skills rather than relying on communication skills. And among the subset of immigrants who attended college, the ones who arrived later and from more linguistically distinct places — think the Vietnamese teen, not the German toddler — were many times more likely to major in a STEM field.

Interesting reading, especially since my own child is in a highly gifted science/math/technology program along with many other immigrant children like ours

The world’s most popular social networks, mapped




Interesting to know when working with internationals!  In my home country, WhatsApp is the most favorite one…

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