Immigration

Happy Japanese Immigration to Brazil Day!

The first Japanese immigrants arrived near Sao Paulo, Brazil, 112 years ago. June 18th, 1908, they disembarked from the ship named Kasato Maru in the town of Santos. 781 men came to work on the coffee plantations. That was the beginning of the wave of 200,000 migrants who made their way to Brazil by the […]

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Immigration, Spanish Culture and Language

Is Information Beautiful?

Beauty is in the eye of the information beholder. In this case, researchers pictured US immigration census data in terms of tree rings. That inspiration won Northeastern University colleagues Pedro Cruz, John Wihbey, Avni Ghael and Felipe Shibuya two Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards last year. Their work titled Simulated Dendrochronology of U.S. Immigration, 1790-2016 […]

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