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Supporting Skilled Immigrants: A Toolkit for ESL Practitioners

Report Author: 
Global Talent Bridge
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Nov

Supporting Skilled Immigrants: A Toolkit for ESL Practitioners (click to view)

Limited English Proficient Individuals in the United States: Number, Share, Growth and Lniguistic Diversity

Report Author: 
Chhandasi Pandya, Jeanne Batalova and Margue McHugh
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Dec

The number of U.S. residents who are deemed to be Limited English Proficient (LEP) has increased substantially in recent decades consistent with the growth of the U.S. foreign-born population. With LEP individuals now representing nine percent of the U.S. population, an increasing number of states and localities must grapple with issues of communication and English language learning.

Immigration for Innovation: How to Attract the World's Best Talent While Ensuring America Remains the Land of Opportunity for All

Report Author: 
Marshall Fitz
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jan

 

Immigration for Innovation (click to view)

The United States is a nation of immigrant entrepreneurs. Today, immigrants who come to the U.S. to study at our universities and then go to work at our leading companies contribute directly and immediately to our global economic competitiveness.

The Changing Profile of Long Island's Economy: How U.S.-born workers have fared as immigration has grown

Report Author: 
Fiscal Policy Institute
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Nov

This report shows the big overall immigrant contribution to Long Island's economy not only stressing the diversity of immigrant jobs but also looking at whether immigrants are displacing U.S.-born workers or lowering wages.

Up for Grabs: The Gains and Prospects of First- and Second-generation Young Adults

Report Author: 
Jeanne Batalova and Michael Fix
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Nov

Youth and young adults from immigrant families today represent one in four people in the United States between the ages of 16 and 26 — up from one in five just 15 years ago. This population will assume a greater role as the US workforce ages, and how it fares in the classroom and in the workplace is of signal importance not just for these individuals but for the vibrancy of the overall US economy and local communities.

Immigration and American Jobs

Report Author: 
Madeline Zavodn
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Dec

 

Immigration and American Jobs (click to view)

Immigrant Founders and Key Personnel in America's 50 Top Venture-funded Companies

Report Author: 
Stuart Anderson
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Dec

Immigrant Founders and Key Personnel in America's 50 Top Venture-funded Companies (click to view)

Immigrants are increasingly important in driving growth and innovation in America, as evidenced by the role played by foreign-born founders and key personnel in the nation's breakthrough companies. 

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?  

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