CERN Newsletter May/June 2005

1. Conferences/ Events

2. Books

3. Immigration Readings

4. Call for papers

5. Diverse newsletters

6. Teacher’s Federation

1. Conferences/Events

ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy and Society [COMPAS]

Annual International Conference, 7-8 July 2005

‘Irregular Migration – Research, Policy and Practice’

Venue: University of Oxford, Centre for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences

For further conference detail and to register please click here  

The issues surrounding irregular migration are numerous, complex and variably problematic. For social scientists, the topic raises questions about ethical methods and the acquisition or adequacy of data on underground populations. For policy makers policy matters involve topics such as tackling criminal trafficking networks, tightening border controls, the use of biometrics and identity cards, employer sanctions, removals and regularization programmes. For service providers and other practitioners, the presence and needs of irregular migrants concern the provision of housing, the use of health and social services, effects on wages and the labour market, the growth and dynamics of the informal economy, and a range of question regarding social integration.

This year’s COMPAS Annual International Conference will bring together a range of leading academics, policy makers and practitioners to explore and debate together the nature, dynamics and challenges of irregular migration. It promises to be a most topical and relevant event. Sessions will include:


§               Challenges of Irregular Migration

§               Moving between regularity and irregularity in the migration process

§               Life in irregularity after arrival

§               Irregular migrants and the labour market

§               Regularisation programmes


Participants are welcome to attend either or both days. There is no conference fee and meals and refreshments will be provided. Participants will need to arrange their own travel and accommodation. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.


For further conference detail and to register please go online:


ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)

University of Oxford, 58 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6QS

Tel.: +44 (0) 1865 274566 Fax.: +44 (0) 1865 274718

Email: Web:


 2. Books and publications

The Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association
La Société canadienne de sociologie et d'anthropologie

Communiqué, No 58 - May / Mai 2005
To contact us / pour nous rejoindre:



Please note that our National office will be closed from May 27 (included)
to June 06 (included).  It is time for the Association's Annual Meeting and
our office is moving to University of Western Ontario for the time of the

Veuillez noter que notre bureau national sera fermé du 27 mai (inclus) au 06
juin (inclus). C'est le temps de la rencontre annuelle de notre Société et
notre bureau déménage à l'Université Western Ontario pour la durée de la



The Sociology and Anthropology Book Review Editors of the CRSA would like to
invite you to review one or more of the following proposed books.

Le rédacteur pour la sociologie et la rédactrice pour l'anthropologie des
recensions de livres de la RCSA vous invitent à recenser l'un ou plus d'un
des livres proposés ci-dessous.

You will find on the CSAA Website on this page  all the information regarding
book review.

Vous trouverez sur le site Internet de la SCSA à cette page  toute l'information
concernant la recension de livres.

Please note that book are sent for free to CSAA members as a membership
benefit and handling and mailing will be charged to and will have to be
prepaid by non-members..

Veuillez noter que les livres sont expédiés gratuitement aux membres de la
SCSA à titre de bénéfice réservé aux membres et que des frais d'expédition
et de poste seront facturés et devront être payés d'avance par les


If you find a book you would like to review, please contact the Sociology or
the Anthropology Book Review Editor at  The Book Review Editor
will let you know if your proposition is accepted or not and if the book is
still available. Once your proposition is accepted the book will be sent to
you for free if you are a member of the CSAA of on payment of mailing and
handling fees if you're not a member.

Si vous trouvez un livre que vous voudriez recenser, veuillez d'abord
contacter le rédacteur des recensions pour la sociologie ou pour
l'anthropologie par courriel à  Le rédacteur ou la rédactrice
de recensions vous fera savoir si votre proposition est acceptée ou non et
si le livre concerné est encore disponible.  Une fois votre proposition
acceptée le livre vous sera posté gratuitement si vous êtes un membre de la
SCSA ou moyennant le paiment de frais de poste et de manutention si vous
n'êtes pas membre.


ANDRES Lesley and FINLAY Finola, editors; Student Affairs: Experiencing
Higher Education; UBC Press, Vancouver 2004; xi + 259 p + index

ANGENOT Marc; Rhétorique de l'anti-socialisme, Essai d'histoire discursive,
1830 - 1917; Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 2004; 253 p + bibliographie

BERTIN Georges; Un imaginaire de la pulsation; Lecture de Wilhelm Reich; Les
Presses de l'Université Laval, 2004; 169 p

editors: Recent Social Trends in Greece 1960-2000; McGill-Queen's University
Press, Montreal, 2004; xviii + 701 p

COOLEY Dennis Editor; Re-Imagining Policing in Canada; University of Toronto
Press, 2005; 337 p

COSSETTE Pierre; L'organisation; une perspective cognitiviste; Les Presses
de l'Université Laval; 2004; xi + 214 p +index.

CRAWLEY Elaine; Doing Prison Work; The Public and Private Lives of Prison
Officers; Willan Publishing, Cullompton 2004; xvi + 272 o +index

DE COURVILLE NICOL, Valérie; Le soupçon gothique; L'intériorisation de la
peur en Occident; Les Presses de l'Université Laval; 2004; XVII + 303p

DEMAZIÈRE Didier et DUBAR Claude; Analyser les entretiens biographiques,
L'exemple de récits d'insertion; Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 2004;
332 p + lexique + répertoire des sigles + bibliographie

FAY Eric; Information, parole et délibération; L'entreprise et la question
de l'homme; Les Presses de l'Université Laval; 2004; xix + 221 p +index.

HENRIPIN Jacques: La métamorphose de la population canadienne; Les Éditions
Varia, Montréal 2003; 295 p.

HENRIPIN Jacques: Pour une politique de population; Les Éditions Varia;
Montréal, 2004; 121 p.

HILLER Harry H., Editor: Urban Canada; Sociological Perspectives; Oxford
University Press, 2005; 324 p + index

ISLAS, José Antonio Pérez et GONZALES, Monica Valdez éd.; Regards sur... La
jeunesse au Mexique; Les Éditions de l'IQRC 2004; 220 p.

KOPINAK Kathryn, editor; The Social Costs of Industrial Growth in Northern
Mexico; Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies University of California, San Diego;
2004; 392p

KRUTTSCHNITT Candace and GARTNER Rosemary; Marking Time in the Golden State;
Women's Imprisonment in California; Cambridge University Press; 2005; xiii +
187p + index

LANGLOIS Simon et LÉTOURNEAU Jocelyn, dir.: Aspects de la nouvelle
francophonie canadienne; Les presses de l'Université Laval; Québec, 2004;
xii + 325 p.

LEBLANC Patrice et MOLGAT Marc, editeurs: La migration des jeunes; Aux
frontières de l'espace et du temps; Collection Culture et société, Les
Éditions de l'IQRC; Québec 2004; xiv + 308 p

LEMEL Yannick; Les classes sociales; Que sais-je?, no 341;  Les Presses
universitaires de France, 2004; 125 p

LOW Jacqueline: Using Alternative Therapies: A Qualitative Analysis;
Canadian Scholars's Press Inc.; Toronto 2004; xi + 151 p. + index.

MEHTA Michael D.; Risky Business; Nuclear Power and Public Protest in
Canada; Lexington Books; 2005; 125p + index

MORROW Don and Wamsley Kevin B: Sport in Canada; A History; Oxford
University Press, 2005; ix + 307 + index

NANCOO Stephen E., Editor: Contemporary Issues in Canadian Policing;
Canadian Educator's Press; 2004; X + 531P

PENSLAR Derek J. and MARRUS Michael R. and STEIN Janice Gross, editors;
Contemporary Antisemitism; Canada and the World; University of Toronto
Press; 2005; viii + 122p

PESSIN, Alain; Un sociologue en liberté; Lecture de Howard S. Becker; Les
Presses de l'Université Laval, 2004; 143 p.

ed.; The New Punitiveness, Trends, Theories, Perspectives; Willan
Publishing, 2005; xxvi + 307 p + index

PREDA Alex: Aids, Rhetoric, and Medical Knowledge; Cambridge University
Press, 2005; X + 268 p + index

ROSS Micheal Lee; First Nations Sacred Sites in Canada's Courts; UBC Press,
The University of British Columbia, 2005; xii + 215 p + bibliography + index

SAWCHUK Dana: The Costa Rican Catholic Church, Social Justice, and the
Rights of Workers, 1979-1996; Wilfrid Laurier University Press; Waterloo
2004; xiv + 258 p + index

SETTERSTAN Richard A. Jr. and FURSTENBERG Frank F. Jr. and RUMBAUT Rubén G,
Editors: On the Frontier of Aldulthood; Theory, Research, and Public Policy;
The University of Chicago Press, 2005; xvi + 560 p + index

STRATI Antonio; Esthétique et organisation; Les presses de l'Université
Laval; 2004; XIII + 300p + index

VULTUR Nircea éd.: Regars sur...
Les jeunes en Europe centrale et orientale;
Les Éditions de l'IQRC; Les Presses de l'Université Laval; 2004; 142 p.

WINTER Elke: Max Weber et les relations ethniques; Du refus du biologisme
racial à l'État multinational; préface de Philippe Fritsch; suivi de Le
débat sur <<race et société>> au premier Congrès de la Société allemande de
sociologie (1910); Les Presses de l'Université Laval; Québec, 2004; xviii +
214 p

WOOLFORD Andrew; Between Justice & Certainty, Treaty Making in British
Columbia; UBC Press, The University of British Columbia, 2005; ix + 202 p +
references + index

YEARLEY Steven; Cultures of Environmentalism; Empirical Studies in
Environmental Sociology; Palgrave Macmillan 2005; vii + 191 +
bibliographical references + index


AUBAILE F et Bernard M et Pasquet P, éditeurs: La viande, un aliment des
symboles; Édisud (Collection Ecologie humaine) 2004; 247 p

AUGÉ Marc; Oblivion (Nature and Necessity of Forgetting); University of
Minnesota Press, 2004; xii + 92 p

BARNHART Terry A.; Ephraim George Skuier and the Development of American
Anthropology; University of Nebraska Press, 2005; xvi + 406 p + bibliography
+ index

BATALHA Luis: The Cape Verdean Diaspora in Portugal; Colonial Subjects in a
Postcolonial World; Lexington Books; Oxford 2004; viii + 239 + index

BENNETT Margaret: Oatmeal and the Catechism; Scottish Gaelic Settlers in
Quebec; McGill-Queen's University Press; Montreal revised 2003; xxx + 338 p
+ index

CAMPBELL Gwyn; An Economic History of Imperial Madagascar, 1750-1895; The
Rise and Fall of an Island Empire; Cambridge University Press (African
Studies), 2005; xvii + 346 p + bibliography + glossary + index

Marioano: Terra Incognita des Katakoutouemis; L'algonquinie orientale au
XVIIè siècle; Les Presses de l'université Laval et Le Musée canadien des
civilisations; 2004; XII + 253p + index

DESHAIES Denise et VINCENT Diane, ed.; Discours et constructions
identitaires; Les Presses de l'Université Laval, Culture française
d'Amérique, 2004; xv + 225 p

DIÉDHIOU Lamine; Riz, symboles et développement chez les Diolas de
Basse-Casamance; Les Presses de l'Université Laval; 2004; xxii + 339p

DOUGLASS Carrie B. ed.; Barren States; The Population ''Implosion'' in
Europe; Berg 2005; x + 257 p + references + index

FALK Dean; Brain Dance (Revised and Expanded Edition); New Discoveries About
Human Origins and Brain Evolution; University Press of Florida; Gainsville
2004; x + 241 p + index.

GOTTLIEB Nanette; Language and Society in Japan; Cambridge University Press,
2005; ix + 150 p + references + index

HAMMOND Laura C.; This Place Will Become Home ; Refugee Repatriation to
Ethiopia; Cornell University Press, 2004; XII + 247 p + index.

HANNERZ Ulf: Soul Side: Inquiries Into Ghetto Culture and Cummunity; With a
New Afterword; The University of Chicago Press; Chicago 1969 - 2004; 241 p.
+ index.

KOMTER Aafke E.; Social Solidarity and the Gift; Cambridge University Press
2005; xi + 224 p + index

KONRAD Monica; Narrating the New Predictive Genetics; Ethics, Ethnography
and Science; Cambridge, Studies in Society and the Life Sciences, 2005; xii
+ 179 p + bibliography + index

LABRECQUE Marie-France; Être Maya et travailler dans une Maquiladora; État,
identité, genre et génération au Yucantan, Mexique; Les Presses de
l'Université Laval (Mondes Autochtones), 2005; 189 p

LAPLANTE, Julie: Pouvoir guérir; Médecines autochtones et humanitaires;
préface d'Annette Leibing, anthropologue; Les Presses de l'Université Laval;
Collection Société, cultures et santé; Québec 2004; xx + 320 p

LEROUX Jacques, CHAMBERLAND Roland, BRAZEAU Edmond et DUBÉ Claire;  Au pays
des peaux de chagrin; Occupation et exploitation territoriales à Kitcisakik
(Grand-Lac-Victoria) au XXè siècle; Les Presses de l'Université Laval et Le
Musée canadien des civilisations; 2004; XIV + 248p + index

MACKENZIE Chris; Pro-Family Politics and Fringe Parties in Canada; UBC
Press, The University of British Columbia, 2005; 264 p + references + index

MAHMOOD Saba; Politics of Piety; The Islamic Revival and the Feminist
Subject; Princeton University Press; 2005; xvii + 223p + index

McGHEE ROBERT; The Last Imaginary Place: A Human History of the Artic World;
Key Porter Books, Canadian Museum of Civilization; Toronto 2004; 285 p +

MICHEL Frank; Désirs d'ailleurs, Essai d'anthropologie des voyages; Les
Presses de l'Université Laval, 2004; 348 p + bibliographie

MOADDEL Mansoor; Islamic Modernism, Nationalism, and Fundamentalism; Episode
and Discourse; The University of Chicago Press 2005; x + 401 p +
bibliography + index

O'REILLY Karen; Ethnographic methods; Routledge, 2005; vi +242 p = index

REED-DANAHAY Deborah; Locating Bourdieu; Indiana University Press; 2005; xii
+ 201p + index

RIORDON Michael: An Authorized Biography of the World; Oral History on the
Front Lines; Between the lines, Toronto 2004; viii + 322 p.

SCHEFFEL David z.; Svinia in Black and White, Slovak Roma and their
Neighbours; Broadview Press, 2005; 225 p + bibliography + index

SIMON Scott: Tanners of Taiwan; Life Strategies and National Culture;
Westview Press (Westview Case Studies in Anthropology) 2005; xviii + 163 p +

TROSTLE James A.; Epidemiology and Culture; Cambridge University Press,
2005; xvii + 164 p + references + index

WERBNER Richard: Reasonable Radicals and Citizenship in Botswana: The Public
Anthropology of Kalanga Elites; Indiana Press University, Bloomington 2004;
x + 234 p + index.

WHITE Douglas and JOHANSEN Ulla: Network Analysis and Ethnographic Problems;
Process Models of a Turkish Nomad Clan; Lexington Books, 2005; xxxvi + 487 p
+ index

WINSLOW Deborah and WOOST Michael D, ed.: Economy, Culture, and Civil War in
Sri Lanka; Indiana University Press, Bloomington 2004; xvi + 230 p + index


Aggarwal, Ravina   Beyond Lines of Control: Performance and Politics on the
Disputed Borders of Ladakh, India. 2004

Agger, Ben    The Virtual Self: A Contemporary Sociology. Oxford: Blackwell
Publishing, 2004

Ariel de Vidas, Anath   The Culture of Marginality among theTeeneks of
Tantoyuca.  University Press of Colorado.  2004

Barth, Frederik and Andre Gingrich, Robert Parkin, Sydel Silverman    One
Discipline: Four Ways: British, German, French, and American Anthropology.
The Halle Lectures. University of Chicago Press. 2005

Bell, Catherine and David Kahane   Intercultural Dispute Resolution in
Aboriginal Contexts. University of British Columbia Press. 2004

Bull, Michael and Les Back (Eds)   The Auditory Culture Reader. Sensory
Formations Series. Oxford: Berg Press, 2003

Carroll, William K.    Corporate Power in a Globalizing World: A Study in
Elite Social Organization. Oxford University Press.

Clammer, John, Sylvie Poirier, and Eric Schwimmer   Figured Worlds:
Ontological Obstacles in Intercultural Relations.  University of Toronto
Press. 2004

Clarke, Kamari Maxine   Mapping Yorùbá Networks: Power and Agency in the
Making of Transnational Communities. Duke University Press. 2004

Coon, Carl   One Planet, One People: Beyond "Us vs. Them."  New York:
Prometheus Books. 2004

Fox, Aaron A.   Real Country: Music and Language in Working-Class Culture.
Duke University Press. 2004

Frankenberg, Ruth    Living Spirit, Living Practice: Poetics, Politics,
Epistemology. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004

Galinier, Jacques   The World Below: Body and Cosmos in Otomi Indian Ritual.
University Press of Colorado. 2004

Gordillo, Gastón R.   Landscapes of Devils: Tensions of Place and Memory in
the Argentinean Chaco. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 2004

Haley, Shawn D. and Curt Fukuda   The Day of the Dead: When Two Worlds Meet
in Oaxaca. New York: Berghahn Books. 2004

Handelman, Don and Galina Lindquist (Eds)    Ritual in Its Own Right:
Exploring the Dynamics of Transformation. New York: Berghan Books. 2004

Henry, Frances   Reclaiming African Religions in Trinidad: The
Socio-Political Legitimation of the Orisha and Spiritual Baptist Faiths.
University of West Indies Press, 2003

Hirsch, Eric and Marilyn Strathern, Eds.   Transactions and Creation:
Property Debates and the Stimulus of Melanesia.  New York: Berghahn Books.

Hoëm, Ingjerd   Theatre and Political Process: Staging Identities in Tokelau
and New Zealand.  New York: Berghahn Books. 2004

Howes, David (Ed)   Empire of the Senses: The Sensual Cultural Reader.
Oxford: Berg. 2005

Jackson, Michael    In Sierra Leone. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004

Lenskyj, Helen Jefferson    A Lot to Learn: Girls, Women and Education in
the 20th Century. Toronto: Women's Press. 2005

Lewis, Laura A.   Hall of Mirrors: Power, Witchcraft, and Caste in Colonial
Mexico. Duke University, 2003

LiPuma, Edward and Benjamin Lee   Financial Derivatives and the
Globalization of Risk.  Public Planet Books. Durham, NC: Duke University
Press. 2004

Little, Walter   Mayas in the Marketplace: Tourism, Globalization, and
Cultural Identity. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. 2004.

Macdonald, Gaynor    Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back: A Wiradjuri Land
Rights Journey. NSW Australia: LhR Press. 2004

Marshall, Pete   Reformation England, 1480-1642. Oxford University Press,

Mauss, Marcel    The Nature of Sociology. (Introduction by Mike Gane) New
York: Berghan Books. 2005

Mazzarella, William   Shoveling Smoke: Advertising and Globalization in
Contemporary India. Duke University, 2003

McKinnon, Susan and Sydel Silverman (Eds)    Compexities: Beyond Nature and
Nuture. University of Chicago Press. 2005
Meintjes, Louise    Sound of Africa! Making Music Zulu in South African
Studio. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003

Miller, David, Ed.   Rethinking Northern Ireland: Culture, Ideology and
Colonialism. New York: Longman. A Pearson Education Print on Demand Edition.
2004 (originally published 1998).

Neizen, Ronald   A World Beyond Difference: Cultual Identity in the Age of
Globalization.  Blackwell Publishing. 2004

Parkin, Robert    Louis Dumont and Hierarchical Opposition.  Methodology and
History in Anthropology, Vol 9.  Berghahn Books, 2003

Price, David H.   Threatening Anthropology: McCarthyism and the FBI's
Surveillance of Activist Anthropologists. Duke University Press. 2004.

Poirier, Sylvie    A World of Relationships: Itineraries, Dreams, and Events
in the Australian Western Desert. University of Toronto Press. 2005

Rank, Otto   The Myth of the Birth of the Hero: A Psychological Exploration
of Myth.  Johns Hopkins University Press. 2004

Rose, Elliot   A Razor for a Goat: Problems in the History of Witchcraft and
Diabolism. University of Toronto Press, 2003

Salomon, Frank   The Cord Keepers: Khipus and Cultural Life in a Peruvian
Village.  Duke University Press.  2004

Schattschneider, Ellen   Immortal Wishes: Labor and Transcendence on a
Japanese Sacred Mountain. Duke University Press, 2003

Scott, David   Conscripts of Modernity: The Tragedy of Colonial
Enlightenment. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 2005

Seizer, Susan    Stigmas of the Tamil Stage: An Ethnography of Special Drama
Artists in South India. Duke University Press. 2005.

Sharp, Nonie   Saltwater People: the Waves of Memory. University of Toronto
Press, 2002

Shweder, Richard A. and Byron Good (Eds)   Clifford Geertz by His
Colleagues. University of Chicago Press. 2005

Stewart, Pamela J. and Andrew Strathern, Eds.    Anthropology and
Consultancy: Issues and Debates. Studies in Applied Anthropology.  New York:
Berghahn Books. 2005
Suttles, Wayne   Musqueam Reference Grammar.  University of British Columbia
Press. 2004

Thomas, Nicholas and Anna Cole, Bronwen Douglas (Eds)    Tattoo: Bodies,
Art, and Exchange in the Pacific and the West. Duke University Press. 2005

Whitehead, Neil L. and Robin Wright   In Darkness and Secrecy: The
Anthropology of Assault Sorcery and Witchcraft in Amazonia.  Duke University
Press. 2004

Widlok, Thomas and Wolde Gossa Tadesse, Eds.   Property and Equality:
Ritualisation, Sharing, Egalitarianism. Volume 1.  New York: Berghahn Books.

Widlok, Thomas and Wolde Gossa Tadesse, Eds.   Property and
Equality:Encapsulation, commercialization, Discrimination. Volume 2.  New
York: Berghahn Books. 2005

Zerner, Charles (editor)   Culture and the Question of Rights: Forests,
Coasts and Seas in  Southeast Asia.  Duke University Press, 2003

Zhong, D.Z.   The Possibility of Anthropological Fideism: An Essay on
Symbol, Interpretation and Enigmas in Cross-Cultural Inquiries.  Dallas, TX:
University Press of America, 2004.

3. Immigration reading

1. House testimony on training more Border Patrol agents
2. 2 GAO reports on security include terrorist entry
3. Supreme Court opinion on consular access for Mexican convict
4. Congressional Budget Office paper on remittances
5. South Africa: Report on immigration services
6. N.Z.: Statistics on arrivals and departures

7. Immigration questions in poll on Bush administration
8. 'Migration and Relationship Power Among Mexican Women'
8. 'Representations of Labor Migration in Guatemalan and American Media'
10. 'Asylum Levels and Trends in Industrialized Countries'
11. 'Migration, Co-ordination Failures and EU Enlargement'
12. 'Return Intentions of University-Educated Turkish Expatriates'

13. 'Breach of Faith: American Churches and the Immigration Crisis'
14. 'Probationary Americans'
15. 'Immigration & Assimilation'
16. 'Muslim Women In Southern Spain'

17. International Journal of Refugee Law
18. Journal of Immigrant Health
19. Journal of American Ethnic History
20. Migrations Societe
21. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
22. Canadian Diversity
23. Journal of the American Medical Association, two articles on international adoptions

-- Mark Krikorian]

Training More Border Patrol Agents: How the Department of Homeland Security Can Increase Training Capacity Most Effectively
Hearing before House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Management, Integration, and Oversight
May 24, 2005

Chief Thomas Walters
Assistant Commissioner for Training and Development, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Ms. Connie Patrick
Director, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Gary Jackson
President, Blackwater USA

Mr. T.J. Bonner
President, National Border Patrol Council


Cargo Security: Partnership Program Grants Importers Reduced Scrutiny with Limited Assurance of Improved Security.
Government Accountability Office, GAO-05-404, March 11, 2005


Container Security: A Flexible Staffing Model and Minimum Equipment Requirements Would Improve Overseas Targeting and Inspection Efforts.
Government Accountability Office, GAO-05-557, April 26, 2005


Jose Ernesto Medellin, Petitioner v. Doug Dretke, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division
Supreme Court of the United States, May 23, 2005
Remittances: International Payments by Migrants
Congressional Budget Office, May 2005

Services Quality Survey
Final Report for the Department of Home Affairs
By Yul Derek Davids, Kate Lefko-Everett, and Vincent Williams
Southern African Migration Project (SAMP), 2005
External Migration (April 2005)
Statistics New Zealand, May 20, 2005

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Survey, May 2005


8. I'm going to list some issues, and for each one, please tell me whether you think that President Bush and his administration are placing too much emphasis on this issue, too little emphasis, or the right amount of emphasis.
. . .

Too Much Emphasis: 14
Too Little Emphasis: 56
Right Amount Of Emphasis: 21
Not Sure: 9

F8. Were your parents immigrants to the United States, or were they born in this country?
Parents were immigrants: 10
Parents born in this country: 84
One parent is an immigrant/one parent born here (VOL): 4
Not sure/refused: 2
Migration and Relationship Power Among Mexican Women
By Emilio A. Parrado, Chenoa Anne Flippen, and Chris Metzger McQuiston
Demography, Volume 42, Number 2, May 2005

Representations of Labor Migration in Guatemalan and American Media
By Genevieve Gilbert and Harald Bauder
Department of Geography, University of Guelph, May 2005

Asylum Levels and Trends in Industrialized Countries, First Quarter, 2005
UNHCR, May 2005
Migration, Co-ordination Failures and EU Enlargement
By Tito Boeri and Herbert Brucker
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Discussion Paper Number 1600, May 2005

Return Intentions of University-Educated Turkish Expatriates
By Nil Demet Gungor and Aysit Tansel
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Discussion Paper Number 1604, May 2005
Breach of Faith: American Churches and the Immigration Crisis
By James C. Russell

Representative Government Press
Paperback, 140 pp., ISBN: 0967215447, $11.99

PUBLISHER'S DESCRIPTION: There are millions of American Christians whose views on U.S. immigration policy differ sharply from the expansionist policies currently advocated by most church organizations, and particularly by their Washington, D.C. lobbyists. Radical Church leaders hire lobbyists who give the mistaken impression that the radical views they espouse are widely held among by the congregations that they are paid to represent. Breach of Faith: American Churches and the Immigration Crisis, exposes this campaign of misrepresentation. It also documents the subversion of both the Protestant and Catholic churches in America that has made such misrepresentation possible.

Probationary Americans: Contemporary Immigration Policies and the Shaping of Asian American Communities
By Edward J.W. Park and John S.W. Park

Routledge, 144 pp.

Paperback, ISBN: 0415947510, $24.95

Hardcover, ISBN: 0415947502, $85

PUBLISHER'S DESCRIPTION: Probationary Americans looks at the construction of contemporary immigration rules and at their race-based consequences. The authors argue that immigration rules continue to be about race and class, as important categories for determining entry and membership into American society. Also, as immigration reforms re-shape Asian American communities by class, the authors suggest that social policies still continue to construct racialized identities for Asians as a 'model minority', in an increasingly competitive, global economy where the U.S. occupies a core position.

Immigration & Assimilation
By Senad Agic

Wyndham Hall Press
Paperback, 130 pp., ISBN: 1556053703, $24

PUBLISHER'S DESCRIPTION: Dr. Senad Agic (a Muslim imam and community worker) explores the various facets of the Bosnian Muslim community in America. He lays down a solid background of the origins of this distinctive ethic group and explains the various effects that assimilation has had on its culture. Along with some fascinating data focusing primarily on Islamic religious identity, Agic presents some remarkable conclusions on the future preservation of Bosnian cultural traits into the future. His work is recommended for all those interested in Eastern European, immigrant or Islamic issues.
Muslim Women In Southern Spain
By Gunther Dietz and Nadia El-Shohoumi

Center for Comparative Immigration Studies
Paperback, 169 pp., ISBN: 0970283857, $22.50

PUBLISHER'S DESCRIPTION: Gunther Dietz and Nadia El-Shohoumi delve into the worlds of Muslim women in southern Spain, examining their religious beliefs and practices, family and community life, professional training and labor market integration, and the dimensions and sources of the discrimination they face daily. The authors find that the Muslim women typically are viewed as 'stepdaughters' by the society in which they reside -- and often by their communities of origin, as well. They also critically assess the potential within the host society for successfully counteracting both the gender-based and the ethno-religious discrimination to which the women are subject.
International Journal of Refugee Law
Volume 17, Number 1, 2005

Women Within the Refugee Construct: ‘Exclusionary Inclusion’ in Policy and Practice -- the Australian Experience
Susan Kneebone

A Critical View of the Protection of Refugees and IDPs by the Inter-American System of Human Rights: Re-assessing its Powers and Examining the Challenges for the Future
Clara Sandoval

UNHCR's Contribution to the Development of International Refugee Law: Its Foundations and Evolution
Corinne Lewis

Journal of Immigrant Health
Volume 7, Number 3, July 2005

Implications of Ethnic Group Origin for Israeli Women’s Mental Health
Julie Cwikel and Dorit Segal-Engelchin

Medical Complaints Among Iraqi American Refugees With Mental Disorders
Hikmet Jamil, Julie Hakim-Larson, Mohamed Farrag, et al.

Making Sense of Illness: Late-in-Life Migration as Point of Departure for Elderly Iranian Immigrants’ Explanatory Models of Illness
Azita Emami and Sandra Torres

Asthma Prevalence and Severity in Arab American Communities in the Detroit Area, Michigan
Mary Johnson, Jerome Nriagu, Adnan Hammad, et al.

Measuring Acculturation Among Male Arab Immigrants in the United States: An Exploratory Study
Declan T. Barry

Refugees’ Perceptions of Healthy Behaviors
Donelle M. Barnes and Nina Almasy

“It’s Like Playing With Your Destiny”: Bosnian Immigrants’ Views of Advance Directives and End-of-Life Decision-Making
H. Russell Searight and Jennifer Gafford

Implications of Black Immigrant Health for U.S. Racial Disparities in Health
Jen’nan Ghazal Read, Michael O. Emerson, Alvin Tarlov

Stress, Coping, and Health: A Comparison of Mexican Immigrants, Mexican-Americans, and Non-Hispanic Whites
Tillman Farley, Al Galves, L. Miriam Dickinson, et al.

Journal of American Ethnic History
Volume 24, Number 2, Winter 2005

New Ireland: The Place of Immigrants in American Regionalism
Bluford Adams

'I've Never Dreamed It Was Necessary to Marry!': Women and Work in New England French Canadian Communities, 1870-1930
Florencemae Waldron

Reconceptualizing Chinese American Community in St. Louis: From Chinatown to Cultural Community
Huping Ling

Migrations Societe
Volume 16, Number 96, November – December 2004

Laicite : reflechir pour savoir raison garder
Pedro Vianna

La laicite francaise en debat
Martine Cohen

Laicites europeennes : de l’heterogeneite a la convergence
Francoise Champion

Trois pistes de reflexion
Jean Weydert

La lutte des symboles et l’espoir du droit : laicite et viole islamique en France au debut du nouveau millenaire
Alessandro Ferrari

L’emotion comme “norme” d’une nouvelle politique laique : quand Huntington’s invite chez les “Sages”
Vincent Geisser

L’affaire du foulard dans Le Figaro et Le Monde en 1989
Fathallag Daghmi

Le choix de porter le voile en France : de l’affaire de Creil en 1989 a 2003
Saida Ousmaal-Ouatah

Collectivites locales et associations cultuelles : faut-il reviser la loi de 1905 ? L’exemple des edfices cultuels musulmans
Omero Marongiu-Perria

Migrations Societe
Volume 17, Number 97, January – February 2005

Theories sur le prejudge: individu et contexte social
Claudio Marra

Crise Identitaire chez les adolescents issus de l’immigration
Ivana D’Alessandro

Faire l’amitie interculturelle: perseverare diabolicum?
Fred Dervin

Tentatives d’insertion et strategies de survie deployees par des estrangers au Senegal : etude de case a Ndoffane, dans le Leghem
Abdoulaye Toure

Vietnamiens et sports en France : essai d’analyse du “stigmate evite versus stigmata devoile” par la pratique sportive ou martiale
Stephen Heas, Dominique Bodin, Luc Robene, Mickael Chavet, and Ali Ait Abdamalek

Maintien et reconstruction d’habitudes alimentaries. Une nouvelle forme de commensalite en region parisienne : le casse-croute de travailleurs antillais dans un etablissement public
Jeanny Lombin

Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
Volume 13, Number 4, 2004

Are Floating Migrants in China “Child-bearing Guerillas?”: An Analysis of Floating Migration and Fertility
Helen Xiuhong You and Dudley L. Poston, Jr.

Indian Student Migration to Australia
Carmen Voigt-Graf and Siew-Ean Kohn

Filipina-Japanese Intermarriages: A Pathway to New Gender and Cross-Cultural Relations
Masaaki Satake

Fleeting Land, Fleeting People: Bangladeshi Women in a Charland Environment in Lower Bengal, India
Kuntala Lahirii-Dutt and Gopa Samanta

Canadian Diversity
Volume 4, Number 1, Winter 2005

Dutch Nightmare? The End of Multiculturalism?
Veit Bader

Multiculturalism: Still a Viable Concept for Integration?
Howard Duncan

Multiculturalism in Australia: Apogee or Nadir?
Andrew Jakubowicz

Multicultural Challenges in a Bicultural New Zealand
Paul Spoonley

Does Canada Have a Multicultural Future?
John Biles, Erin Tolley, and Humera Ibrahim

Multiculturalism in Singapore
CHUA Beng Huat

The State of Multiculturalism in the Netherlands
Jeroen Doomernik

Multiculturalism in China
Bing Wang

Multiculturalism in Denmark
Karen Bird

Malaysia, Capitalist Modernity and Post-Ethnicity
Steve Fenton

Forms of Multiculturalism and Identity Issues in India
Harihar Bhattacharyya

Multiculturalism in South Africa
Simon Bekker and Anne Leilde

Multiculturalism in Norway
Yngve Lithman

The Changing Face of Portugal: Immigration and Ethnic Pluralism
Maria Lucinda Fonseca

Multiculturalism in Italy
Roberta Ricucci

Multiculturalism in France
Catherin Wihtol de Wenden

Multiculturalisme, genre et migration au Maroc
Moha Ennaji

The Inidigenous Quest for Cultural Rights and Political Autonomy in Mexico
Guillermo de la Pena

The Uncertain Futures of Multiculturalism
Will Kymlicka

Dilemmas of Finding Multiculturalism: Finding or Losing Our Way?
Veit Bader

If You Say Multiculturalism Is the Wrong Answer, Then What Was the Question You Asked?
Rainer Baubok

Neither Finding nor Losing Our Way: The Debate over Canadian Multiculturalism
Jack Jedwab

Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: An Emerging Debate
Keith Banting and Will Kymlicka

Of ‘Middle Eastern Appearance’: Police and Muslim Communities in Australia
B. Hass Dellal

Multiculturalism in Australia: Finding or Losing Our Way?
Stepan Kerkyasharian

Journal of the American Medical Association
Volume 293, Number 20, May 2005

Behavior Problems and Mental Health Referrals of International Adoptees: A Meta-analysis
Femmie Juffer and Marinus H. van IJzendoorn

International Adoption, Behavior, and Mental Health
Laurie C. Miller
 Call for papers

4.Call for Papers: Scholarly Publication

All presenters and attendees are encouraged to submit a paper to the edited scholarly book that will emerge from Multicultural Days: An International Perspective. Cambridge Scholars Press will be publishing the book in early fall 2006. It is anticipated that the publication will be 350 - 450 pages and will include articles from multiple disciplines as well as from multiple countries. The publication is expected to be suitable for use both in University courses and for public consumption. Articles will be grouped by sections such as: conceptualizing and defining multiculturalism; multiculturalism, policy and just society; multiculturalism within social contexts (work, health, institutions, families); educational perspectives; immigration and acculturation; multiculturalism and ethnicity; aboriginal perspectives and multiculturalism. It is important to note that these groupings are provisionary and that the final sections will be established based on the submitted articles. Paper submissions on all issues related to Canadian Multiculturalism will be considered. Papers that are reviewed as acceptable but do not fit within the scope of the edited book with Cambridge Scholars Press may be invited to be included in an e-book.

The deadline for manuscript submissions is August 5, 2005. Submissions should be no longer than 7000 words (including references) and should follow a consistent referencing style. The form and style as outlined by the American Psychological Association Publication Manual (5th Edition) is preferred but not mandatory. Please minimize the use of footnotes and use endnotes whenever possible. Each manuscript should include a brief 100 word abstract. Submitted manuscripts may not be submitted for consideration elsewhere until the peer review decision has been communicated to the author(s). All submissions should be e-mailed as a word attachment to In addition, a hard copy must be mailed along with a disk copy and postmarked by the deadline.

Each submitted manuscript will reviewed initially by the editor (Dawn Zinga) for appropriateness and then those articles that are considered to fit within the scope of the publication(s) will be sent out for blind peer review. The final decision regarding the acceptance of each manuscript will be made by the editor based on the reviewers’ recommendations. Notification of the status of each manuscript will be sent to the first author on or before October 31, 2005. This notification will include the anonymous reviews on the manuscript and conditions of acceptance if applicable. Revised manuscripts must be e-mailed to the editor on or before January 5, 2006. A disk copy of the revised manuscript as well as any signed documents required by the publisher must be mailed to the editor and postmarked on or before January 5, 2006. All individuals who submit manuscripts for consideration must be committed to this timeline.

Important Dates
August 5, 2005 – Manuscript Submission Deadline
October 31, 2005 – Notification to Authors
January 5, 2006 – Deadline for Revised Manuscripts
Fall 2006 – Publication released

Address for Submissions/Inquiries:
Dr. Dawn Zinga (Editor)
Department of Child and Youth Studies
Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario
L2S 3A1
(905) 688-5550, ext. 3152
Fax: (905) 641-2509

Dear colleagues,

Please find enclosed information on a recent publication on young people and their diverse cultural belongings,
"Negotiating Transcultural Lives: Belongings and Social Capital among Youth in Comparative Perspective", edited by Prof. Dr. Dirk Hoerder (Bremen), Prof. Dr. Yvonne Hébert (Calgary) and Irina Schmitt (Bremen). (2005, 259 pages, paperback , EUR 34,90 D / EUR 35,90 A / SFr 61,00, ISBN 3-89971-179-3).

This is the most recent publication in the new series Transcultural Perspectives, edited by Prof. Dr. Sylvia Hahn, Prof. Dr. Christiane Harzig and Prof. Dr. Dirk Hoerder. This series looks into issues of migration and transculturation, addressing scholars and practitioners.

In the interdisciplinary volume "Negotiating Transcultural Lives", we brought together European and Canadian research in sociology, history, and cultural studies. Articles present recent research and explorations of current theories on social capital and cultural belonging of youth, as well as look into the historical developments of transculturation.

Notes on the editors:

Dirk Hoerder teaches North-American social history and migration history at Bremen University, and has directed several internationally cooperative and comparative research projects on migration and acculturation. His recent publications include: Creating Societies: Immigrant Lives in Canada (Montréal 1999); Cultures in Contact: World Migrations in the Second Millennium (Durham, N.C. 2002); with Christiane Harzig/Adrian Shubert, (eds.), The Historical Practice of Diversity: Transcultural Interactions from the Early Modern Mediterranean to the Postcolonial World (New York 2003).

Yvonne Hébert is professor at the University of Calgary, specializes in cultural issues and minority studies in education, including questions of identity, democracy and values. Her current research projects focus on identity formation of immigrant youth, transculturalism, social capital, citizenship education, and education in a francophone minority context. Her publications include: Citizenship in Transformation in Canada (UTP, 2002).

Irina Schmitt is currently working on her Ph.D. on patterns and strategies of cultural negotiation and self-positioning among young people with and without migration experiences in Germany and Canada. Additional research interests are the effects of migration on constructions of ‘national identities’, and the interconnectedness of queer theories and histories with multicultural and transcultural theories and histories.

To order "Negotiating Transcultural Lives", contact your local bookstore, or order with the publisher, V+R unipress at (

We are looking forward to your comments and reactions.

With best regards
Irina Schmitt
(for the editors)

Prof. Dr. Dirk Hoerder
1 March 2005 - 20 June 2005
Université Paris 8–Saint-Denis
UFR 5: Dépt. d’études des Pays Anglophones

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Dear Members:

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Articles (CJE 28, 1&2):

Les caractéristiques d'élèves en difficulté de comportement: placés
en classe spéciale ou intégrés en classe ordinaire
Michèle Déry, Jean Toupin, Robert Pauzé, & Pierrette Verlaan

Suivi longitudinal de profils d'adaptation en santé mentale chez des élèves de niveau primaire *
Suzanne Dugré & Marcel Trudel

Rural Education and Out-Migration: The Case of a Coastal Community *
Michael Corbett

Psychology and the Education of Persons in British Columbia: A Critical Interpretive Investigation *
Ann-Marie McLellan & Jack Martin

Reading Beyond School: Literacies in a Neighbourhood Library *
Angela Ward & Linda Wason-Ellam

Learning Through the Arts: Lessons of Engagement *
Katharine Smithrim & Rena Upitis

Curriculum, Translation, and Differential Functioning of Measurement and Geometry Items *
Barnabas C. Emenogu & Ruth A. Childs

The Practicum: More than Practice *
Renate Schulz

Inside a Student Cohort: Teacher Education from a Social Capital Perspective *
David Mandzuk, Shelley Hasinoff, & Kelvin Seifert

A Seven-Month Practicum: Collaborating Teachers' Response *
Gestny Ewart & Stanley Straw

Review Essay:

Herbert Grossman. (2004). Classroom Behaviour Management for
Diverse and Inclusive Schools
S. Anthony Thompson

Book Reviews *

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Articles (RCÉ 28, 1&2) :

Les caractéristiques d'élèves en difficulté de comportement: placés
en classe spéciale ou intégrés en classe ordinaire
Michèle Déry, Jean Toupin, Robert Pauzé, & Pierrette Verlaan

Suivi longitudinal de profils d'adaptation en santé mentale chez des élèves de niveau primaire *
Suzanne Dugré & Marcel Trudel

Rural Education and Out-Migration: The Case of a Coastal Community *
Michael Corbett

Psychology and the Education of Persons in British Columbia: A Critical Interpretive Investigation *
Ann-Marie McLellan & Jack Martin

Reading Beyond School: Literacies in a Neighbourhood Library *
Angela Ward & Linda Wason-Ellam

Learning Through the Arts: Lessons of Engagement *
Katharine Smithrim & Rena Upitis

Curriculum, Translation, and Differential Functioning of Measurement and Geometry Items *
Barnabas C. Emenogu & Ruth A. Childs

The Practicum: More than Practice *
Renate Schulz

Inside a Student Cohort: Teacher Education from a Social Capital Perspective *
David Mandzuk, Shelley Hasinoff, & Kelvin Seifert

A Seven-Month Practicum: Collaborating Teachers' Response *
Gestny Ewart & Stanley Straw

Essai critique :

Herbert Grossman. (2004). Classroom Behaviour Management for
Diverse and Inclusive Schools
S. Anthony Thompson

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MPI E-Newsletter

Welcome to the Migration Policy Institute's quarterly update of our research projects and policy agenda. Please click on headings for additional information.

Upcoming Events 

  • Education and Immigrant Integration in the U.S. and Canada Conference: April 25, 2005
  • 2nd Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference: May 24, 2005

New and Upcoming Releases

  • The United States Refugee Admissions Program: Reforms for a New Era of Refugee Resettlement
    Book Release Event May 6, 2005  
  • "Revisiting the Need for Appointed Counsel," MPI's Newest Insight
  • From Homeland to a Home: Immigrants and Homeownership in Urban America: Now in Spanish
  • Human Rights and Migration: the latest Special Issue of the Migration Information Source 

Changes at MPI

Upcoming Events

Education and Immigrant Integration in the U.S. and Canada
Monday, April 25, 2005, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The Honorable Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, Ontario Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, will give the keynote address.  Other speakers are: Joseph Chamie, formerly with the U.N. Population Division; Alec Ian Gershberg, World Bank; Margaret McHugh, New York Immigration Coalition; Heide Spruck Wrigley, Literacy Work International; Sabra Desai, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning; Fariborz Birjandian, Calgary Catholic Immigration Society; Charles Ungerleider, University of British Columbia; Howard Duncan, Metropolis Project; B. Lindsay Lowell, Georgetown University. 

2nd Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference
May 24, 2005, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Georgetown University Law Center
Speakers include: James Jay Carafano, The Heritage Foundation; Julia Hall, Human Rights Watch; Mary McClymont, MPI Board of Trustees; Hiroshi Motumura, University of North Carolina; Judy Rabinovitz, ACLU; C. Stewart Verdery, Jr.,formerly with Border and Transportation Security, DHS; and Nadine Wettstein, National Immigration Law Foundation
Register online now!

New and Upcoming Releases

The United States Refugee Admissions Program: Reforms for a New Era of Refugee Resettlement Book Release and Breakfast Briefing with author and Nonresident Fellow David Martin, and Kelly Ryan, U.S. Department of State
May 6, 2005, 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Please click here to RSVP for this event

Revisiting the Need for Appointed Counsel
In the latest from MPI's Insight series, Donald Kerwin finds striking discrepancies in the outcomes of immigration proceedings between those with legal counsel and those representing themselves. He suggests several ways to make legal counsel more widely available to immigrants in removal (deportation) proceedings in order to increase efficiency, speed and fairness in America's court system.  

De La Casa Natal a La Casa Propia: Inmigracion y la posibilidad de ser propietario de vivienda en las zonas urbanas de los Estados Unidos: Ahora en Español
The Fannie Mae Paper on immigrant homeownership by Brian Ray and Demetrios Papademetriou is now available in English and Spanish 

Migration and Human Rights: Migration Information Source Special Issue
In this issue, The Source clarifies some of the ways in which international human rights law intersects with migration policy. Released in March 2005, it examines:
 - Biometric identifiers at borders;
 - Protection of migrant workers’ rights;
 - Trafficking and smuggling;
 - The vision, language and framework of human
 - The friction between seeking asylum and U.S.
   detention policy; and much more.

Webby Award Nomination!

The Migration Information Source has been nominated for a Webby Award. You can vote for The Source for the People's Voice Webby Award and post a review on the site at: Look for The Source under Activism in the Society category. The online poll closes April 29. We appreciate your support.

Changes at MPI

Joseph Chamie, past Director of the United Nations Population Division, has joined MPI's Board of Trustees. 







5. Immigration Publications

.Immigrant Job Gains and Native Job Losses 2000 to 2004
By Steven A. Camarota

Testimony Prepared for the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Claims
May 4, 2005

EXCERPT: “. . . Prior to the economic slowdown that began in 2000, I had generally assumed that the primary impact of immigration would have been to reduce wages and perhaps benefits for native-born workers but not overall employment. An important study published in 2003 in the Quarterly Journal of Economics showed that immigration reduces wages by 4 percent for all workers and 7 percent for those without a high school education. A significant effect to be sure.

However, after a careful examination of recent employment data, I have become increasingly concerned that immigration may also be reducing employment as well as wages for American workers. . . .”

New ‘Dual Missions’ of the Immigration Enforcement Agencies
By Michael W. Cutler

Testimony Prepared for the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Claims
May 5, 2005

EXCERPT: “. . . It is vital that there be real accountability and real leadership where immigration is concerned. While Customs and Immigration were both border enforcement agencies, the border is where their similarities begin and end. I would therefore strongly recommend that the law enforcement officers who are charged with enforcing the immigration laws have a dedicated chain of command with a budget and training program that focuses on immigration. Certainly they can and should work cooperatively with the former Customs enforcement agents, but they need a separate identity in order to make certain that the current “Customization of immigration law enforcement” stops immediately for the security of our nation. The enforcement of the immigration statutes needs to be the priority and not an after-thought. . . .”

Re: Immigration
Ten Points for a Successful Presidential Candidate
By Mark Krikorian
National Review, May 23, 2005 (cover story)

EXCERPT: “. . . It is therefore an opportune time to outline an immigration agenda for the 2008 presidential candidates. Here is a ten-point package, which includes both measures that a candidate should pledge to undertake on his own, and legislative changes that he should promote, as president: . . .”

Fool Me Twice, Shame on Me
The McCain/Kennedy amnesty.
By Mark Krikorian
National Review Online, May 13, 2005

EXCERPT: “The McCain/Kennedy amnesty bill has been unveiled, and it’s the same hoax we’ve fallen for before.
. . .
The essence of the bill is the same as the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act: amnesty up front for millions of illegal aliens in exchange for paltry promises of future enforcement -- promises that will quickly be abandoned. But in 1986, many people didn’t know that yet. There was a sense then that the law was a grand bargain -- closing the back door by prohibiting the employment of illegal immigrants (for the first time ever), but tying up the loose ends of prior policy missteps with an amnesty.

But in the words of the old Russian saying, fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. . . .”

The Minutemen's success
By Steven Camarota and Mark Krikorian
The Washington Times, May 13, 2005

EXCERPT: Last month's border-watch program in Arizona called the Minuteman Project is likely to be only the first of many such efforts by frustrated Americans. Its endorsement by many congressmen, and especially by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, virtually guarantees that more private citizens will volunteer to help monitor our neglected border with Mexico in an effort to shame Washington into action.

What have we learned from the initial effort in Arizona? . . .”

Problem offered as solution in new 'old' plan
By Mark Krikorian
Arizona Daily Star (Tucson), May 15, 2005

EXCERPT: “Like the telemarketer who bilks a widow then comes back in different guise to 'help' her get her money back, the anti-borders crowd that created today's immigration crisis is offering as a solution the policies that got us in this mess in the first place.
. . .
The public is becoming increasingly concerned about immigration. The issue is seldom among the top two or three issues for voters, but that seems to be changing. Recurrent reports of terrorists and super-violent gang members exploiting our broken immigration system are finally getting people's attention.

The way the Minuteman Project border-watch program in Arizona resonated on talk radio, its spread to other states, and its adoption by politicians as California Gov. Schwarzenegger are all signs the McCain/Kennedy amnesty bill may well be the last gasp of the anti-borders crowd.”

“A Defense of the 'Real ID' Measure”
by Mark Krikorian
National Public Radio, May 12, 2005

DESCRIPTION: President Bush recently signed the new federal law requiring verification of legal U.S. citizenship for driver's license applicants. We will hear arguments for and against the new regulations: Today Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, makes the case for it.

5. Newsletters

CNIS - the Commonwealth News and Information Service
 Issue 237                              1 June 2005
The Commonwealth Secretariat's Special Advisory Services Division (SASD) will work together with instructors from Papua New Guinea to deliver a Training of Trainers (TOT) programme on coastal fisheries in Vanuatu from 13 to 30 June 2005.
Semisi Fakahau, SASD's Adviser on Agriculture, said the Papua New Guinea officials have been selected from a Commonwealth-funded Master Trainers programme on small and medium enterprise (SME) development for coastal fisheries, to transfer their skills to 17 fisheries officials from Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
The TOT programme will use the Papua New Guinea model of Start and Improve Your Fisheries Business (SIYFB) Training Programme, developed under the coastal fisheries SME development project since 2000, to assist other Pacific island states.
The SIYFB is the first fisheries-specific business training programme established in a developing country based on the International Labour Organisation's entrepreneurship training programme, Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB), which is used in more than 80 developing countries worldwide.
The Papua New Guinea National Fisheries College and Small Business Development Corporation are responsible for the development of the SIYFB Training Programme. Eight trainers and more than 200 small business owners in the coastal fisheries sub-sector of Papua New Guinea have been trained on business awareness, planning and management under the project. 
The success of the Papua New Guinea project has raised significant interest and demand from other Pacific island states to access the SIYFB. Its transfer out of Papua New Guinea is done on regional basis through the Fisheries Training Unit of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), the leading regional organisation on the management of coastal fisheries in Pacific island countries. The SPC is responsible for the organisation of the TOT programme, including the selection of trainees and disbursement of project funds for trainees, logistics, and training facilities and equipment. 
The Master Trainers from Papua New Guinea will be responsible for the delivery of the TOT programme and the two training courses under the SIYFB Training Programme, namely, Start Your Fisheries Business and Improve Your Fisheries Business, in other Pacific island states.
The extension of Master Trainers' services to other nations signifies the success of the Papua New Guinea project in developing national and institutional capacity to strengthen SME competitiveness in the fisheries sector of Pacific island countries. 
Three young entrepreneurs from Guyana are learning about business development at a course on 'Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Businesses in the Caribbean'. They join 23 other entrepreneurs in a training programme in St Michael, Barbados, scheduled from 22 May to 4 June 2005.
The event is organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat's Governance and Institutional Development Division (GIDD) and the Barbados Institute of Management and Productivity. It is supported by the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-operation (CFTC).
The Guyanese entrepreneurs -- Ewart Mendonca, Frank Johnson and Keenan Pearson -- who operate small businesses, are sponsored by the CFTC and the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) Caribbean Centre for the training course. Both Mr Mendonca, 23, and Mr Johnson, 27, who are involved in farming enterprises, are beneficiaries of the Commonwealth Youth Credit Initiative (CYCI). The CYCI is a long-running micro-credit, training and micro-enterprise project run by the CYP. Ms Pearson, who is 20, is a designer and manager of a leather craft business.
Professor Victor Ayeni, Director of GIDD, expressed hope that the young entrepreneurs will benefit from the course. He said: "This training programme will help to sharpen their business acumen and hone their skills in various areas of management that can contribute to the growth of their enterprises."
This training programme will provide participants with techniques and information on the development of new marketing and operating plans for doing business. Small and medium enterprise managers will pick up new skills on enhancing their competitiveness, efficiency and new market opportunities to improve their profitability. The young entrepreneurs will also have the chance to share experiences with their peers from the region and develop their business networks.
The Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management and the University of Birmingham School of Public Policy, International Development Department, held their second annual training workshop on 'Managing Networked Government for Service Delivery'. It took place from 9 to 13 May 2005 in Birmingham, UK.
Fifteen participants from seven Commonwealth countries, namely, Barbados, Malawi, Malaysia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia, attended the workshop. They came from a variety of backgrounds in public service -- from cabinet offices to reform units, ministries and training/consultancy institutions -- to focus on ways of improving the delivery of public services.
The delegates looked at avenues to build capacity in improving public services besides creating public awareness of such services and meeting their expectations. The issue of public-private partnerships and the involvement of the voluntary sector were also discussed. Performance assessment and measurement by making it part of the public service culture, was examined at the workshop.
Using information technology for service delivery was one area where accessibility and usage were discussed by studying the situation in Commonwealth Africa, Malaysia and Singapore. The delegates agreed that for countries which have a developed information and communications technology network, their citizens would be encouraged to use the online services available for greater efficiency of public services.
A new Gender Action Plan has been introduced in The Gambia to help close the gender gap. The initiative was drawn up at a three-day workshop in the country's capital, Banjul, from 13 to 15 May 2005. The workshop bore the theme 'Forging a Common Vision for The Gambia's Sustainable Development: Strategy for Closing the Gender Gap'. It was organised by the Social Transformation Programmes Division (STPD) of the Commonwealth Secretariat in collaboration with the National Women's Bureau and Department of State for Women's Affairs of The Gambia.
The 50 delegates from various ministries who attended the meeting drew up a new Gender Action Plan to address the gender gap in order to achieve sustainable development in The Gambia. This involves the establishment of a national gender bureau to assist men and women of The Gambia in playing more effective roles in their development. The proposed bureau will work to promote gender equality by integrating this policy into development programmes in the country. The goal is to improve the quality of life of all Gambians, particularly women, through the elimination of all forms of gender inequalities.
Maryse Roberts, STPD Adviser on Gender, said one of the key activities includes updating the national policy for the advancement of women and girls. She added: "The Gambia's updated national policy will fit well with the objectives of the new Commonwealth Plan of Action for Gender Equality 2005-2015. The Gambia will need gender-focused research programmes and skills training to support implementation of the Government's very positive agenda for the advancement of women and girls." 
Meanwhile, the delegates agreed on the need to strengthen the National Women's Bureau to serve as an effective structure and mechanism capable of mainstreaming gender at the level of policy-makers, development partners and grassroots communities. This Bureau would work closely with the Government on current and emerging gender issues, brokering partnerships with other agencies and acting as a catalyst for effective gender policy and programme implementation.
The main role of the National Women's Bureau is to provide policy direction, technical advice and training to strengthen institutional capacities at the national and divisional level, sharing best practices for application in The Gambia in the areas of achievement of gender equality and sustainable development.
To achieve this, the Bureau would need to improve its human resources through partnerships with national and regional training institutions. This would enable the Bureau to address critical and emerging gender equality issues in poverty reduction, agriculture, education and health.
The year 2005 marks a decade of successful initiatives since Commonwealth governments adopted the 1995 Commonwealth Plan of Action on Gender and Development, which was presented to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China, in 1995.
In his foreword, Commonwealth Secretary-General Don McKinnon writes: "Women have an equal role to play in addressing some of the most pressing issues we face today -- eradicating poverty, combating HIV/AIDS, and preventing and resolving conflicts. If we do not enable half the world to play their part in solving these problems, we will only get half the solutions."
The Secretary-General notes that women play an important role in society: "Women are the strongest link in the virtuous circle of  growth and development. Educating women leads to better health for the entire family. Better health and education facilitate economic empowerment and growth. The education of women also results in significant social gains including better household nutrition and reduced maternal, infant and child mortality."
Mr McKinnon also states that women who are given access to training, credit, land and property rights, as well as information on markets and technology, can improve livelihoods and increase productivity at all levels.
This book provides a snapshot of the Commonwealth's achievements in promoting gender equality and records the numerous advances made during the 1995-2005 period. The publication also highlights the work of the 53 member countries and partner organisations across the Commonwealth. The country profiles and regional reports will enable policy-makers, development practitioners and partner organisations to build on achievements and learn from the challenges encountered.
The message is that gender equality should be at the centre of the Commonwealth's development and democracy agenda. This is critical to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. It is important that women and men benefit equitably from all that society has to offer, and are equally empowered to influence its governance and decisions.
The publication also identifies emerging issues that need to be addressed by the Commonwealth in the decade ahead.
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6. Teacher’s Federation

Dear CERN members

Canadian Teachers' Federation and research associate with the Canadian
Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

I am guest editing the fall issue of Our Schools/ Our Selves, an education
quarterly published by the CCPA.  I am looking for articles on democracy in
schools/education, citizenship education, youth participation in the
democratic process, etc.

I was wondering if you or any of your students would be interested in
submitting an article.  The audience is teachers, general public.  We can
handle articles up to 5000 words, but not too many of those.  The deadline
would be end of June (more or less).

Let me know is there is any interest.

Marita Moll
Research associate
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives


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