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Second-Generation Americans: A Portrait of the Adult Children of Immigrants

Report Author: 
Pew Research Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Feb

Second-Generation Americans: A Portrait of the Adult Children of Immigrants analyzes U.S. Census Bureau data to show that the 20 million adult U.S.-born children of immigrants are substantially better off than immigrants themselves. On key measures of socioeconomic attainment such as income, homeownership, economic success and educational attainment, these children of immigrants outpace their parents to levels comparable with native-born Americans.  

Source Organization: 
Pew Hispanic Center

The Economic Benefits of Immigrant Authorization in California

Report Author: 
Manuel Pastor, Justin Scoggins, Jennifer Tran and Rhonda Ortiz
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Jan

The Economic Benefits of Immigrant Authorization in California (click to view)

The Economic Benefits of Immigrant Authorization in California measures the benefits that would accrue to the state and the nation if the currently unauthorized Latino workforce in California were legalized.  

Source Organization: 
University of Southern California

Mexican Migration to the United States: Policy and Trends

Report Author: 
Marc R. Rosenblum, William A. Kandel, Clare Ribando Seelke, Ruth Ellen Wasem
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jun

Mexican Migration to the United States: Policy and Trends (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Other

Critical Assets: The State of Immigrants in Virginia’s Economy

Report Author: 
Sara Okos, Sookyung Oh and Michael Cassidy
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Oct

Critical Assets: The State of Immigrants in Virginia's Economy

Immigrants in Virginia are well educated, more prosperous than their counterparts nationally and more likely to be business owners than native-born Virginians, finds this study by The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis.  

Source Organization: 
Other

Q&A Guide to Arizona v. United States

Report Author: 
Ben Winograd
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jul

IPC - Q&A Guide to Arizona v USA

Source Organization: 
Immigration Policy Center

College-Educated Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Qingqing Ji and Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Dec

"College-Educated Immigrants in the United States" (click to view)

Contrary to a widely held view, immigrants in the United States have an expansive range of education levels with about one in three immigrants having obtained a college degree.  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Immigration Enforcement in the United States: The Rise of a Formidable Machinery

Report Author: 
Doris Meissner, Donald M. Kerwin, Muzaffar Chishti and Claire Bergeron
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jan

Immigration Enforcement in the United States: The Rise of a Formidable Machinery

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas: Changing Workforce and Family Demographics, Volume I

Report Author: 
Randy Capps, Kristen McCabe, Michael Fix and Ying Huang
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jan

A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas: Changing Workforce and Family Demographics, Volume 1

A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas Changing Workforce and Family Demographics

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute
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