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Assimilation Tomorrow: How America's Immigrants Will Integrate by 2030

Report Author: 
Dowell Myers and John Pitkin
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Nov

 

Many questions remain about newcomers with the rise in immigration and new immigrant destinations: Will they learn English? Are they locked in poverty? What are their prospects for success in America? Will today's immigrants fully integrate to become tomorrow's Americans?  

The Foreign-born with Science and Engineering Degrees: 2010

Report Author: 
Christine Gambino and Thomas Gryn
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Nov

Knowledge and application of science, engineering and technology play an increasingly crucial role in the growth and stability of the U.S. economy. Over the past 10 years, growth in science and engineering (S&E) jobs was three times greater than that of other types of jobs and is expected to continue to grow at a faster rate than other jobs. 

This brief discusses patterns of science and engineering educational attainment within the foreign-born population using data from the 2010 American Community Survey.

Adult Children of Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Memories and Influences

Report Author: 
Nga-Wing Anjela Wong, Paul Y. Watanabe and Michael Liu
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Nov

 

Probing the changing makeup of American college campuses, Adult Children of Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Memories and Influences offers unparalleled insight into the journeys of today’s graduate students born to immigrant entrepreneur parents.

A Portrait of Unauthorized Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Jeffrey S. Passel and D’Vera Cohn
Original Date of Publication: 
2009 Apr

A Portrait of Unauthorized Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Between Two Worlds: How Young Latinos Come of Age in America

Report Author: 
Pew Hispanic Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2009 Dec

Between Two Worlds: How Young Latinos Come of Age in America (click to view)

 

Hispanics are the largest and youngest minority group in the United States. One-in-five schoolchildren is Hispanic. One-in-four newborns is Hispanic. By force of numbers alone, the kinds of adults these young Latinos become will help shape the kind of society America becomes in the 21st century.  

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States: 2008

Report Author: 
Daniel Dockterman and Gabriel Velasco
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Jan

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States: 2008 (click to view)

Lessons from the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986

Report Author: 
Betsy Cooper and Kevin O’Neil
Original Date of Publication: 
2005 Aug

Lessons from the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (click to view)

Unauthorized Migrants: Numbers and Characteristics

Report Author: 
Jeffrey S. Passel
Original Date of Publication: 
2005 Jun

Unauthorized Migrants: Numbers and Characteristics (click to view)

Iranian Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Shirin Hakimzadeh and David Dixon
Original Date of Publication: 
2006 Jun

Iranian Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

While news headlines focus on escalating tensions between Iran and the United States over Iran's nuclear energy program, less attention has been paid to the United States' Iranian-born population.  

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