Poster Session 6:
Migration, Urbanization, Neighborhood and Residential Context

Friday, March 31
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  1. Contexts of English Language Use among First Generation ImmigrantsIlana Redstone Akresh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  2. Migration Clusters in Brazil: An Analysis of Areas of Origin and DestinationErnesto F. Amaral, University of Texas at Austin

  3. An Analysis of the Flow of Domestic Migrants into and out of the 50 Largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas Using Administrative RecordsAmy Apodaca, University of Texas at San Antonio and U.S. Census Bureau

  4. The Balance of Care: Trends in the Wages and Employment of Immigrant Nurses in the U.S. between 1990 and 2000Mary Arends-Kuenning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  5. In Search of an Identity: Ethnic Self-Identification among Children of ImmigrantsPaula A. Arriagada, Ohio State University

  6. Sending Money Home: Colombian Contemporary Migration Social Networks and Remittance BehaviorMaria Aysa, Florida International University

  7. Doubly Disadvantaged: A Documentation of How Limited English Proficiency and Citizenship Status Compound Health Disparities in CaliforniaAnn D. Bagchi, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

  8. Race, Place, and Veteran Status: The Changing Relationship between Military Staffing Policy and Migration HistoryAmy K. Bailey, University of Washington

  9. A Regional Analysis of Labor Markets for Recent Mexican Immigrants in the United StatesElizabeth H Baker, Bowling Green State University

  10. Is There a Premium on Experience in the U.S.?Sarah Bohn, University of Maryland; Yyannu Cruz Aguayo, University of Maryland

  11. Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Immigrant AssimilationGeorgiana Bostean, University of California, Irvine

  12. Understanding Subgroup Variations of the Epidemiological ParadoxShauna K. Carlisle, University of Washington; David Takeuchi, University of Washington

  13. Improving the Measurement of Net International Migration for State and County Population EstimatesKatherine M. Condon, U.S. Census Bureau; Sam T. Davis, U.S. Census Bureau

  14. The Contribution of Foreign Schools to Educational Attainment in the United StatesJessica W. Davis, U.S. Census Bureau; Kurt J. Bauman, U.S. Census Bureau

  15. Co-residence among Migrant and Dutch Young Adults: The Family Influence DisentangledHelga de Valk, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Francesco C. Billari, Università Bocconi

  16. Properties of Social Networks for Rural-Urban Migrants in China: A Study in ShenzhenHaifeng Du, Stanford University; Shuzhuo Li, Xi'an Jiaotong University; Marcus W. Feldman, Stanford University

  17. Exposing the Underbelly of Black Immigrant Success: Nativity, Ethnicity and Poverty among Black AmericansAmon Emeka, University of Southern California

  18. The Social Capital of Immigrants and Non-Immigrants in Segregated Communities in Los Angeles and HoustonNadia Y. Flores, Texas A&M University

  19. “Girls Rule”? Schooling, Work, and Idleness among Immigrant YouthDeborah L. Garvey, Santa Clara University

  20. Exploring the Labor Market Transitions of New Immigrants to CanadaGustave Goldmann, Statistics Canada; Jean Renaud, Université de Montréal

  21. A Profile of Somali Refugees in the United StatesFranklin Goza, Bowling Green State University; Elizabeth H Baker, Bowling Green State University

  22. Examining Characteristics of Post-Civil War Migrants in EthiopiaJustin Buszin, Brown University

  23. Distance of Return and Onward Migration: Race/Ethnic ComparisonsYan Guo, Utah State University; E. Helen Berry, Utah State University; Michael B. Toney, Utah State University; Sandra T. Marquart-Pyatt, Utah State University

  24. The Evolution of Son Preference among Rural-Urban Migrants in China: Research Based on Social Network TheoryWu Haixia, Xi'an Jiaotong University; Xiaoyi Jin, Stanford University

  25. Immigrants and Industrialization in the American Economy, 1880 to 1920Charles Hirschman, University of Washington; Elizabeth A. Mogford, University of Washington

  26. Quality Changes of Female Immigrants during 1970-2000Xiaohan Hu, University of Maryland

  27. Immigrant Residential Patterns in U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 1990-2000John Iceland, University of Maryland; Melissa Scopilliti, University of Maryland

  28. The Effects of Changes in Geographic Coding Methods on Estimated Administrative Record Coverage, Migration Rates, and EstimatesRodger V. Johnson, U.S. Census Bureau; Esther R. Miller, U.S. Census Bureau; Hyo C. Park, U.S. Census Bureau; Barbara J. van der Vate, U.S. Census Bureau

  29. How Well Do They Compare?: Selected Characteristics of the Foreign-Born Population from the 2004 American Community Survey and the 2005 Current Population SurveyMarcella Jones, U.S. Census Bureau; Janin Menendez, U.S. Census Bureau

  30. New Alternatives in Estimating Migration to the United States: Year of Entry- and Residence One Year Ago-Based Estimates, 2000-2004Alexa Kennedy-Puthoff, U.S. Census Bureau; Renuka Bhaskar, U.S. Census Bureau

  31. Does Nativity Explain the Hispanic Paradox in Biological Risk?Jung Ki Kim, University of Southern California; Dawn Alley, University of Southern California; Teresa E. Seeman, University of California, Los Angeles

  32. Ethnic Economies and Education among Immigrants and Their ChildrenJennifer C. Lee, University of Minnesota

  33. Is There an Effect of Inequality on Child and Maternal Health?Aparna Lhila, Cornell University; Ray Swisher, Cornell University

  34. What Can the Age Composition of the Population Tell Us about the Age Composition of Migrants?Jani S. Little, University of Colorado at Boulder; Andrei Rogers, University of Colorado at Boulder

  35. What Happens to the ‘Healthy Immigrant Effect’: The Mental Health of Immigrants to CanadaYimin Lou, RAND; Roderic Beaujot, University of Western Ontario

  36. Exploratory Analysis of Height-for-Age in Guatemala: An Examination of Potential Spatial and Environmental ComponentsStephen D. McCracken, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Paul Stupp, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  37. Acculturation and Its Influence on the Health of Asian AmericansHideki Morooka, University at Albany, State University of New York

  38. Environment Pollution and Its Impact on the Incidence of Morbidity and Mortality Patterns: The Case of the Mumbai Metropolitan Area of IndiaDipti Kishore Nayak, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  39. Does Place Matter? Metro Area Differences in the Gains to Human Capital for Hispanic Immigrants in the U.S.Kyle Anne Nelson, University of Maryland; Joan R. Kahn, University of Maryland

  40. Did 9/11 Worsen the Job Prospects of Hispanic Immigrants?Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; Madeline Zavodny, Agnes Scott College

  41. Life Course Stages and Migration Behavior of the Indonesian PopulationElda L. Pardede, University of Groningen; Salahudin S. Muhidin, Université de Montréal

  42. Domestic Net Migration in the United States: 2000 to 2004Marc J. Perry, U.S. Census Bureau

  43. Immigrant Parents and Their Immigrant Children in the U.S.A: A Comparative StudyKaren A Pren, Princeton University

  44. Gender Differences in Social Support Networks of China's Rural-Urban Migrants: A Whole-Network AnalysisYike Ren, Xi'an Jiaotong University; Haifeng Du, Stanford University

  45. A Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Immigrant Behavior in Northern Orkney, 1851-1901Corey S Sparks, Pennsylvania State University

  46. The New Eastern European Immigrants: Evidence from the 2000sMihaela Robila, Queens College

  47. The Impact of Social Networks and Human Capital on Puerto Rican and Dominican Migrants’ United States Destination SelectionsJessie A Rochford, Fordham University

  48. The Rate of Naturalization: An UpdateNancy Rytina, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS); Christopher Campbell, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

  49. Black Immigrants and Native-Born Blacks in the U.S.: Similar or Divergent Residential Patterns?Melissa Scopilliti, University of Maryland

  50. Bringing Men In: An Analysis of Male and Female Fertility in the World, 1990-1998Li Zhang, Texas A&M University

  51. Patterns of Urbanization in Pakistan: A Demographic AppraisalSafdar Ali Shirazi, University of the Punjab

  52. Preparing the International Migration Questions for the 2006 American Community Survey Content TestClaire Shook-Finucane, U.S. Census Bureau

  53. Families across Borders: the Effects of Migration on Family Members Remaining at HomeAlexis Silver, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  54. The Stability of Neighborhood Racial/Ethnic Diversity in the United States, 1980-2000Sapna Swaroop, University of Chicago

  55. The Effects of Social Networks and Migration on the Health of Mexican Immigrant Mothers and their Children: A Bi-National Case StudyTheresa L. Thompson-Colón, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  56. Impact of International Migration on Mental Health OutcomesMark VanLandingham, Tulane University; Hongyun Fu, Tulane University; Dinh Tran, Tulane University

  57. Finding Community: Immigrant and Native-Born Mothers’ Perceptions of Support NetworksCatharine H. Warner, University of Maryland

  58. Mortality in Urban and Rural Areas with a High Proportion of Aboriginal Residents in Canada: Methods for Use with Administrative Data Lacking Explicit Aboriginal Identifiers.Russell Wilkins, Statistics Canada; Philippe Finès, Statistics Canada; Sacha Senécal, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada; Eric Guimond, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

  59. Migration and the Well-Being of the Elderly in Rural ChinaYue Zhuo, University at Albany, State University of New York; Zai Liang, University at Albany, State University of New York