‘Mestizo’ and ‘mulatto’: Mixed-race identities among U.S. Hispanics | Pew Research Center

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Chart source: www.pewresearch.org When asked if they identify as “mestizo,” “mulatto” or some other mixed-race combination, one-third of U.S. Hispanics say they do. Source: ‘Mestizo’ and ‘mulatto’: Mixed-race identities among U.S. Hispanics | Pew Research Center

The Obama Record on Deportations: Deporter in Chief or Not? | migrationpolicy.org

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Image source: nypost.com President Obama faced criticism over his administration’s handling of immigration enforcement from both the left and the right, labeled “deporter in chief” even as he was also accused of lax enforcement. A closer examination of his administration’s record paints a more nuanced picture. This article explores how immigration enforcement practices shifted to […]

Inequality: an underacknowledged source of mental illness and distress | The British Journal of Psychiatry

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Greater income inequality is associated with higher prevalence of mental illness and drug misuse in rich societies. There are threefold differences in the proportion of the population suffering from mental illness between more and less equal countries. This relationship is most likely mediated by the impact of inequality on the quality of social relationships and […]

Mary O’Hara on why mental health problems are worse in ‘rich’ nations | Society | The Guardian

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A report reveals that mental health problems are worse in ‘rich’ nations that are socially unequal – and that individual treatment is not the solution. Mary O’Hara reports Source: Mary O’Hara on why mental health problems are worse in ‘rich’ nations | Society | The Guardian

Becoming Bicultural: Risk & Resilience in Latino Youth – Dr. Martica Bacallao – YouTube

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Drawing from her co-authored book, “Becoming Bicultural,” guest speaker Dr. Martica Bacallao explores the individual and family dynamics and societal messages behind bicultural development and sheds light on the factors that lead to positive or negative consequences for immigrant youth.