Legal status hindering Marshallese, study says

Posted: January 9, 2013 at 5:03 a.m.

Cory Anderson, with the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, addresses the crowd as they get ready for a live stream press conference from Little Rock to begin Tuesday morning at the Jones Center in Springdale. The press conference announced the release "A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas 2013", a three-volume report that analyzes key demographic trends and the economic impact of immigrants and the Marshallese population in Arkansas.

The “nebulous legal status” of first-generation Marshall Islanders living in the United States makes their long-term economic integration challenging, according to a study released Tuesday.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 01/09/2013