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Analysis of Refugee Groups Provides Evidence of High Levels of Integration Across Indicators

June 16, 2016. The Fiscal Policy Institute and the Center for American Progress released a report that analyzes how four key refugee groups—Bosnians, Burmese, Hmong, and Somalis—in the United States are doing on key indicators of integration, such as wages, labor [...]

June 17, 2016 News, Resources, Studies

Fathoming transgenerational trauma, from Bosnia to Bevo

Laura Kromjak, a Fleming International Visiting Fellow in the Center for International Studies, gave a lecture, “Undoing the Bosnian Genocide,” on Wed., April 15, in which she explored the interplay of trauma and identity within St. Louis’s Bosnian community. [...]

April 17, 2015 Bosnians in St. Louis, News, Studies

Twenty Years and Still Becoming: Bosnian Social and Economic Integration in St. Louis

In 1993, the first Bosnian refugees arrived in St. Louis and began to lay the social and economic groundwork for what has become one of the largest Bosnian communities outside of Bosnia. Refugees arrived from Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), a [...]

August 7, 2013 Studies

Missouri’s Immigrants: Which Populations and How Many?

Last month’s Presidential Election cast a spotlight on the rapid growth and, therefore, increasing impact of immigrants on elections in America. It was clear from the voter turnout in a growing number of states that immigrants are having a resounding [...]

December 5, 2012 Articles, Resources, Studies

A Qualitative Study of Bosnian Refugees in St. Louis

University of Missouri assistant professor Stephanie DiPietro is conducting a research about the adaptation experiences of Bosnian refugees in St. Louis and is inviting you to participate. The primary purposes of the study are to examine how Bosnian refugees’ migration and adaptation experiences have impacted [...]

September 11, 2012 Studies

Study: St. Louis needs more immigrants

If St. Louis hopes to thrive economically, it needs to attract more immigrants. That’s the thrust of a new study being released Tuesday morning by economic development officials from St. Louis and St. Louis County. The report, authored by St. Louis University [...]

June 19, 2012 Studies

Life Satisfaction of the Bosnian Refugees in St. Louis

Using survey data, this study explored life satisfaction of refugees from Bosnia-Herzegovina in St. Louis, Missouri. The results showed no gender differences among any of the major variables. A hierarchical regression analysis found that the demographic characteristics did not predict life [...]

December 23, 2011 Resources, Studies

Bosnian Refugee Resettlement in St. Louis

This chapter explores Bosnian refugee resettlement in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, using qualitative data collected through face-to-face interviews with 38 Bosnian refugees, eight service providers at local resettlement agencies, several representatives of federal and state offices, and participant observations of [...]

June 23, 2005 Resources, Studies