When it comes to population growth, Houston is No. 1 (w/ video)

New York, Los Angeles and Chicago are still America's largest metropolitan areas, but none of the nation's 366 metropolitan areas added more people during the past decade than Houston. Based on a new extensive analysis of ...

The rise of the 'bin chicken,' a totem for modern Australia

In just a few decades, the Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis molucca) has made itself at home in many of Australia's coastal and inland cities. And aside from the feathered birds we see daily (often foraging amongst garbage), ...

Immigration suppresses crime, research shows

Editor's note: In his first week in office, President Donald Trump showed he intends to follow through on his immigration promises. A major focus of his campaign was on removing immigrants who, he said, were increasing crime ...

When highly skilled immigrants move in, natives move out

(Phys.org) -- In the first study to measure the temporary impact of highly skilled immigrants on native populations, University of Notre Dame Economist Abigail Wozniak and Fairfield University’s Thomas J. Murray — ...

Immigrant youth help to build nations

Immigrants and refugees, especially those from developing nations, are often portrayed by segments of the media and policy makers as an economic burden, a threat to our social cohesion and "our way of life."

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