The Teeside Irish in the nineteenth century
- Irish-Catholic Immigrant Life In South Bend, Indiana Refined Earthenwares and the 19th-Century Social Worlds of the Midwest. Rotman, Deborah L. // Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology (Rowman & Littlefield Publ;Spring2012, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p25
When Father Edward Sorin established the University of Notre Dame in the 1840s, he sought Catholic laborers to assist him in the enterprise. He purchased land south of campus and created a residential neighborhood for Catholic immigrants, many of whom were Irish displaced by an Corta Mor or the...
- Southern racist immigration laws cause labor disruption. BARKER, CYRIL JOSH // New York Amsterdam News;11/24/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 47, p4
The article reports that many Mexican and Central American workers are leaving Alabama due to new immigration-related laws.
- Growers organize to lobby for guest worker program. Lieberman, Lisa // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;1/6/2006, Issue 323501, p1
The article reports on the farm worker labor shortage in California in November and December 2005. The difficult situation is caused by the combination of the booming construction industry and the crackdown on illegal immigrants coming into the country from Mexico. To deal with the problem,...
- Foreign talent. // OECD Observer;Oct2006, Issue 257, p41
The article analyzes the immigrant overqualification rates in 21 Organization for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) countries. Statistics shows that the rate of overqualification is higher among foreign-born populations. In Norway and Sweden, immigrant overqualification is relatively...
- Bring us your tired huddled masses (we've got job openings). Davies, Phil // Fedgazette;Sep2004, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p7
This article reports that employers strapped for labor have turned to immigrants to fill jobs spurned by many natives. The changing face of the district's workforce is plain to anyone who hails a taxi in Minneapolis, drives by the StarMark Cabinetry plant in Sioux Falls, S.D., at the start of...
- THE CHINESE ROLE IN THE MAKING OF THE EARLY CULTURAL LANDSCAPE OF THE SACRAMENTO-SAN JOAQUIN DELTA. Arreola, Daniel D. // California Geographer;1995, Vol. 35, p3
The article discusses the expansion of Chinese communities in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in California. These began after several Chinese immigrants found work as laborers during the mid-nineteenth century. It claims that Chinese laborers have been influential in the creation of cultural...
- IT'S TOUGH AT THE BOTTOM. // Prospect;Apr2005, Issue 109, p13
Cites data to from the European labor markets to support the hypothesis that low-skill immigration tends to reduce wages at the bottom end of the income distribution. Data from housebuilders George Wimpey indicating that the arrival of workers from the later European Union countries pushed the...
- Cheap Labor Is Nobody's Right. HARROP, FROMA // Progressive Populist;9/1/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 15, p6
The author criticizes the attempt of U.S. restaurants, stores, hotels and other enterprises to keep services affordable for other Americans by paying unskilled workers low wages and taking advantage of the low-skilled visa program tacked onto the immigration reform plan.
- Chicago Laborers. // Pensions & Investments;08/04/97, Vol. 25 Issue 16, p29
Presents information on the examination of the Chicago Laborers Annuity & Benefit Fund. Circumstances surrounding the examination; Details on the fund's overall assets; Management features of the fund.