Journalists rely on three types of research papers most often in their work: White papers, working papers and peer-reviewed journal articles. We explain each, pointing out its strengths and weaknesses.
California’s eugenic sterilization program disproportionately targeted Latinos, and especially Latina women, new research finds.
Immigrants to the United States who are not citizens are more likely to have worse oral health compared to natives and naturalized citizens.
Research that documents the perils women face on the migrant trail.
A higher number of children are abducted by family members in the United States than previously thought. A new study suggests mothers and female relatives are most often the perpetrators.
This explainer helps journalists understand what DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is and how the program impacts local communities and undocumented immigrants.
Hispanics born in the United States often marry non-Hispanics, new research suggests. Meanwhile, the vast majority of Hispanics who immigrate do not intermarry.
Some immigrant groups in the U.S. seem to be more successful than others. A new paper looks at how country of origin correlates with measures of personal success.
Do private prisons save money? At what cost to inmates and society? We review the research on a host of related policy questions.
A new study looks at how special education students and students who are learning English spend the summer. Researchers want to understand why some children forget what they learned while they are away from school.