Immigrant Profiles of U.S. Urban Areas and Agents of Resettlement*

@article{Brown2007ImmigrantPO,
  title={Immigrant Profiles of U.S. Urban Areas and Agents of Resettlement*},
  author={Lawrence A. Brown and Tamar E. Mott and E. J. Malecki},
  journal={The Professional Geographer},
  year={2007},
  volume={59},
  pages={56 - 73}
}
Abstract This article targets the role of intermediaries, such as refugee resettlement programs, in altering the geography of the foreign-born. It argues that, under such intermediaries, destination choice within the United States is largely determined not by economic mechanisms but instead by information-related factors such as friction of distance, migration chains, labor procurement, and resettlement intermediaries. Metropolitan statistical area (MSA) destinations are grouped into four… Expand
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