New York’s Brazilians Fill Erotic Dancing Niche

Many middle-class Brazilian female immigrants in New York City have turned to erotic dancing to support themselves, says Suzana Maia in her book, “Transnational Desires: Brazilian Erotic Dancers in New York.” In this excerpt, she explores why.

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Take the Lead

Immigrant women are starting all kinds of businesses in the United States and leading American-born counterparts, a new report finds. Authors also find they face barriers and encourage policies to ease the way for this energized group of job creators.