Sunday, March 15, 2009

Dynamic Immigration Map

The New York Times has a map online which can show you population concentrations across the county of various ethnic/national groups from 1880 to 2000. This is an interactive page: you can choose your year of interest and the country of origin you want to focus you can see immigration flows across the country over time. This is a really cool site!

This month's speaker is Bret Rinehart and his topic is immigration laws and a historical overview of them. You can "prep" for his talk by doing some exploring of your own at the Times site. Here is the address:

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