Students

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

Latino Contributions to Oregon: Strengthening our State Economy

Report Author: 
CAUSA
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 May

Latino Contributions to Oregon: Strengthening our State Economy (click to view report)

Source Organization: 
Other

Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners, and their Access to Financial Capital

Report Author: 
Robert W. Fairlie
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 May

Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

 

Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners (click to view report)

Source Organization: 
Other

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.

Life as an Undocumented Immigrant: How Restrictive Local Immigration Policies Affect Daily Life

Report Author: 
Angela S. Garcia and David G. Keyes
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Mar

 

Life as an Undocumented Immigrant: How Restrictive Local Immigration Policies Affect Daily Life (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Other

The Economic Impact of Immigrants in Minnesota

Report Author: 
Katherine Fennell, Anne Huart
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Mar

The Economic Impact of Immigrants in Minnesota (click to view)

Minnesota has a small (seven percent) but rapidly growing population of both documented and undocumented immigrants. In this report, information on the estimated fiscal costs and contributions of immigrants in Minnesota is summarized.

Source Organization: 
Other

The Impact of Immigrants in Maryland

Report Author: 
Commission to Study the Impact of Immigrants in Maryland
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Feb

The Impact of Immigrants in Maryland (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Other

The New York State DREAM Act: A preliminary estimate of costs and benefits

Report Author: 
Fiscal Policy Institute
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Mar

With the federal DREAM Act stalled in Congress as of March 2012, many people have been talking about a "New York State DREAM Act." The New York State DREAM Act would open the state's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) to all students who meet the funding criteria, irrespective of their immigration status.

Source Organization: 
Fiscal Policy Institute
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