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Study finds big shifts in Indiana immigrant trends since 1990

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Today’s Indiana immigrant likely is Mexican or Asian, under age 40, a blue-collar laborer and not as proficient in English as foreign-born people who came to the United States even 20 years ago, according to a Purdue University study. “The immigrant population is young, it’s growing and it is increasingly diverse,” […]

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Purdue program provide primer on immigration issues

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Hoosiers come in all shapes, sizes and, in ever-increasing numbers, ethnicities. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and the university’s College of Liberal Arts are sponsoring a pair of video broadcasts to help Indiana residents better understand the state’s changing demographics. The Basics on Immigration takes place 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. […]

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Presidential candidates quietly vying for Latino vote

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Immigration issues were a divisive force in the 2004 election, so this year’s candidates are taking a quieter, more direct approach to reaching the Latino population, says a Purdue University political scientist. “What we’re seeing instead is microtargeting the Latino demographic,” says James McCann, a professor of political science who is […]

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 February 2016