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America’s Advantage: A Handbook on Immigration and Economic Growth

Report Author: 
Matthew Denhart
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Mar

America’s Advantage: A Handbook on Immigration and Economic Growth

America’s Advantage: A Handbook on Immigration and Economic Growth paints a sweeping portrait of America's immigrants to show their value to our history, society, culture and economy. 

Source Organization: 
Other

Help Wanted: The Role of Foreign Workers in the Innovation Economy

Report Author: 
Partnership for a New American Economy, Information Technology Industry Council and U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Nov

Help Wanted: The Role of Foreign Workers in the Innovation Economy (click to view)

Source Organization: 
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The Economic Benefits of Passing the DREAM Act

Report Author: 
Juan Carlos Guzmán and Raúl C. Jara
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Oct

The Economic Benefits of Passing the DREAM Act (click to view)

This joint report by the Partnership for a New American Economy and the Center for American Progress shows how passing the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM) Act will boost the US economy and create jobs for American workers. 

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Other

Understanding "Canadian Exceptionalism" in Immigration and Pluralism Policy

Report Author: 
Irene Bloemraad
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jul

This paper explores why "Canada is far more open to, and optimistic about, immigration" than the United States and countries in Europe. Despite having the highest proportion of immigrants to total population of any other Western country (about 20 percent), public opinion polls suggest that Canada is a "striking outlier." As an example, about two-thirds of Canadians in 2010 said that the number of immigrants coming to Canada was "about right."

The author cites a number of reasons for these positive attitudes including:  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

H-1B Visas and Job Creation

Report Author: 
National Foundation for American Policy
Original Date of Publication: 
2008 Mar

H-1B Visas and Job Creation (click to view report)

Source Organization: 
Other

Racial Profiling after HB 56

Report Author: 
Karen Tumlin, Richard Irwin
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Aug

Racial Profiling after HB 56 (click to view report)

Source Organization: 
Other

Who and Where the DREAMers Are

Report Author: 
Immigration Policy Center with Rob Paral and Associates
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jul

Where the DREAMers Are

This analysis casts much-needed light on the question of exactly who might be eligible for the Barack Obama Administration's "deferred action" initiative announced in 2012 for unauthorized youth who were brought to this country as children. It  provides a new level of detail that breaks down the DREAMer population by nationality and age at the national, state and congressional district levels.

Source Organization: 
Immigration Policy Center
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