The city of Miami is the setting of a forthcoming book by novelist Tom Wolfe, whose works have come to define eras in American culture. Some say his selection of Miami as a setting shows that the melting pot city is the face of a changing America.
Apr 19, 2010 Guardian
Some say the nation's illegal immigrants are a missed opportunity that could help hurting regions to recover.
Dec 29, 2009 Citiwire
Homeland Security is looking to change the way the detention of nonviolent undocumented immigrants is handled. Among the ideas for a more appropriate detention system: converting hotels and nursing homes to hold people who are not accused of crimes.
Oct 7, 2009 The New York Times
When an immigration raid brought down the dominant employer in tiny Postville, Iowa, last year, nearly half of the town's population were either deported or lost their jobs. As the town struggles to regain its feet, its learned some tough lessons.
Jun 5, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor
Adam Matthews of GOOD Magazine looks at the $500 homes in places like Buffalo and sees opportunity for new immigrants, which in turn could help turn these places around.
May 19, 2009 GOOD Magazine
California's population growth slowed to 1.1% according to the state Dept. of Finance, down from 1.3% last year. Current population is 38.3 million. The LA Times looks at southern CA growth while the SF Chronicle reports on Bay Area growth.
May 7, 2009 Los Angeles Times
Floods of British expatriates moving to Mumbai are finding the city practically as competitive and sometimes even more expensive than home.
Nov 29, 2008 BBC
City Limits breaks down the differences between the two presidential candidates with a focus on urban issues.
Nov 2, 2008 City Limits
Charlotte faces a number of challenges in the 21st century, from rising immigration to declining industry to sprawl. This <em>Citistates Report</em> suggests one strategy to harbor a healthy future: go green.
Oct 8, 2008 The Charlotte Observer
The non-profit group Nuestras Raíces in Holyoke, Mass. has found urban agriculture a powerful community glue, providing increased food security and economic opportunity to the Puerto Rican population there.
Aug 20, 2008 The Atlantic