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The Rise of Asian Americans

Report Author: 
Pew Research Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jun

Rise of Asian Americans

Source Organization: 
Pew Hispanic Center

Triumphs and Challenges on the 30th. Anniversary of Plyler v. Doe

Report Author: 
Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin and Ann Garcia
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jun

Triumphs and Challenges on the 30th. Anniversary of Plyler v. Doe (click to view)

Plyler v Doe

Source Organization: 
Other

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2010

Report Author: 
Seth Motel
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Feb

 

This statistical profile of the Latino population is based on Pew Hispanic Center tabulations of the Census Bureau's 2010 American Community Survey (ACS). The ACS is the largest household survey in the United States, with a sample of about three million addresses. It covers the topics previously covered in the long form of the decennial census. The ACS is designed to provide estimates of the size and characteristics of the resident population, which includes persons living in households and group quarters. 

Source Organization: 
Pew Hispanic Center

The Demographics of the Jobs Recovery: Employment Gains by Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Nativity

Report Author: 
Rakesh Kochhar
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Mar

This report analyzes labor market trends in the economic recovery from 2009 to 2011. The focus is on the change in employment by race, ethnicity, gender and nativity. The report finds that, two years after the U.S. labor market hit bottom, the economic recovery has yielded slow but steady gains in employment for all groups of workers. The gains, however, have varied across demographic groups, with Hispanics and Asians, in particular, experiencing a faster rate of growth in jobs than other groups.

Source Organization: 
Pew Hispanic Center

Net Migration from Mexico Falls to Zero—and Perhaps Less

Report Author: 
Jeffrey Passel, D'Vera Cohn and Ana Gonzalez-Barrera
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Apr

This report analyzes the magnitude and trend of migration flows between Mexico and the United States; the experiences and intentions of Mexican immigrants repatriated by U.S. immigration authorities; U.S. immigration enforcement patterns; conditions in Mexico and the U.S. that could affect immigration; and characteristics of Mexican-born immigrants in the U.S.  

Source Organization: 
Pew Hispanic Center

Not Coming to America: Why the US is Falling Behind in the Global Race for Talent

Report Author: 
Partnership for a New American Economy and Partnership for New York City
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 May

This is a first-ever comparative study of the immigration reforms other countries employ to boost their economies and lure the high and low-skilled workers needed for continued economic growth.

The report by the Partnership for a New American Economy and Partnership for New York City identifies risks facing the U.S. economy if it does not reform its immigration laws and explores the recruitment strategies Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Singapore and the United Kingdom use to attract the workers needed to grow their economies.

Source Organization: 
Other

The Academic Achievement of Latino Students in Boston Public Schools

Report Author: 
Faye Karp
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Apr

This report examines the SY2006-SY2009 MCAS ELA and Math achievement of Latino students in Boston Public Schools. It finds that Latino students constitute the largest racial/ethnic student group in Boston Public Schools (43.0 percent in SY2012) and the only racial/ethnic group to grow in numbers from SY2006 to SY2009. In SY2009, Latino students had the highest rates of poverty, mobility, chronic absence and grade retention in Boston Public Schools.

Source Organization: 
University of Massachusetts

Massachusetts Immigrants by the Numbers, Second Edition

Report Author: 
Alan Clayton-Matthews and Paul Watanabe
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Mar

Massachusetts Immigrants by the Numbers, Second Edition: Demographic Characteristics and Economic Footprint contains the most credible information to date on immigration in Massachusetts.  

Source Organization: 
The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.
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