Immigration

Morning Buzz | This Is Your Brain On Prayer

[01.08.2015]

In today’s buzz, research will explore religion’s registry on the brain, the complicated relationship between science and religion sparks twitterversy, and soon-to-be proposed legislation would reverse President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration.

Morning Buzz | “Aweism” Is The Newest Non-Belief System

[01.06.2015]

In today’s buzz, Pope Francis announces his new picks for Cardinals, a new article asks if immigration harms Americans, and “aweism” is born.

Morning Buzz | PRRI’s Favorite Lists of 2014 Lists

[01.01.2015]

In today’s buzz, the best of the best of 2014.

PRRI Speaks with Janelle Wong about Asian Americans’ Impact on Politics and Religion

[12.22.2014]

Janelle Wong is an Associate Professor of American Studies and the Director of Asian American Studies at University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Her research focuses on race, immigration, and political mobilization. Dr. Wong is the author of Democracy’s Promise: Immigrants and American Civic Institutions (2006, University of Michigan Press) and co-author of two books on Asian American politics. She is currently working on a book about the impact Asian American and Latino evangelical Christians will have on the traditional conservative Christian movement and immigrant political participation. Recently, PRRI had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Wong in depth about some of the 2014 American Values Survey’s findings on Asian Americans.

Morning Buzz | Chicago Catholics at a Crossroads

[12.18.2014]

In today’s buzz, U.S. and Cuba normalize relations, federal judge in Pennsylvania rules Obama’s executive actions on immigration unconstitutional, and Chicago Catholics leave the church.

Morning Buzz | “Noah’s Ark” Theme Park May Promote Religion

[12.12.2014]

In today’s buzz, immigration is on the rise, lefties are making less money, and marijuana may be out before it’s in for DC residents.

Morning Buzz | Considering Climate Change, AAR President Calls for End to National Meeting

[12.08.2014]

In today’s buzz, the New York Times cites PRRI/AAR’s “riveting session” about climate change at AAR and Americans believe the country’s immigration system is broken.

Morning Buzz | Seven-in-Ten Americans Support Goals of Obama’s Immigration Action

[12.05.2014]

In today’s buzz, we release a timely survey on executive action and immigration, finding that 72 percent of Americans support the goals of President Obama’s immigration action.

Morning Buzz | Nearly Half of U.S. Cites Biblical Ends Times as Reason for Natural Disasters

[11.24.2014]

In today’s buzz, nearly half of Americans cite biblical end times as reason for severity of recent natural disasters, plus The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife and Amish on the rise.

Morning Buzz | Why Americans are Conflicted about Climate Change, Environmental Policy, and Science

[11.21.2014]

In today’s buzz, we release a major survey on climate change, immigration data to match President Obama’s remarks Thursday evening, and the secret life of passwords.