CNN update on St. Louis Mosaic Project

"Rather than playing to fears or rejecting newcomers, many municipal leaders are coming up with new data-driven strategies to better welcome and integrate immigrants and refugees," wrote researchers at University of Southern California in a study released in collaboration with The Americas Society Tuesday.


The study found that several of America's cities are seeking ways to better integrate new immigrants in an effort to either revitalize their economy (i.e; St. Louis, Baltimore), defuse tensions between newcomers and longer term residents (Atlanta, Nashville) or speed up the process in which immigrants integrate with their communities by learning English, gaining employment and buying homes (San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles).


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