Illinois

New Americans in Chicago

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Date of Publication: 
2018 Dec

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Source Organization: 
New American Economy

Examining the Contributions of the DACA-Eligible Population in Key States

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Date of Publication: 
2017 Nov

Source Organization: 
New American Economy

What Do Amazon’s Top 20 Finalists Have in Common? They’re Welcoming, Diverse Communities

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Date of Publication: 
2018 Jan

Amazon just announced the 20 finalist metropolitan areas for its second headquarters. Amid the lively debate about which metros made the cut and why, a pattern has emerged.

Source Organization: 
New American Economy

New Americans in Champaign County

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Date of Publication: 
2018 May

New research from New American Economy shows that immigrants in Champaign County contributed $1.4 billion to the area’s GDP in 2016 and paid $119.1 million in federal taxes and $57.2 million in state and local taxes. The report was prepared in partnership with the University YMCA, Champaign County Economic Development Corporation, and the University of Illinois Research Park.

Source Organization: 
New American Economy

Immigrants in Illinois

Report Author: 
American Immigration Council
Date of Publication: 
2017 Oct

Source Organization: 
American Immigration Council

Immigrants as Economic Contributors: Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Report Author: 
Dan Kosten
Date of Publication: 
2018 Jul

Immigrants are vital economic contributors to the United States. The National Immigration Forum looks at the role of immigrants in the U.S. economy in a seven-part series of fact sheets. The fourth fact sheet, “Immigrants as Economic Contributions: Immigrant Entrepreneurs,” cites U.S. Census data, The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship, The National Foundation for American Policy and existing research that shows high entrepreneurialism among immigrants of all backgrounds and its positive local impact.

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Other

Philanthropic Strategies to Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Report Author: 
Suzette Brooks Masters
Date of Publication: 
2018 Jun

Since 2017, refugees and asylum seekers, and the infrastructure in the U.S. that supports them, have faced dual challenges: first, the unprecedented movement of displaced peoples—begun prior to the Trump administration; and second, the Trump administration’s hostility to those coming to the U.S. for protection.

Source Organization: 
Other

Revving Up the Deportation Machinery: Enforcement under Trump and the Pushback

Report Author: 
Randy Capps, Muzaffar Chishti, Julia Gelatt, Jessica Bolter, & Ariel G. Ruiz Soto
Date of Publication: 
2018 May

Revving Up the Deportation Machinery: Enforcement under Trump and the Pushback results from a year-long study into how immigration enforcement has been handled by the Trump administration. The enforcement environment, the report finds, has changed in two different ways. The administration has become much more aggressive in seeking to remove any unauthorized immigrant - regardless of whether a crime has been committed. However, the report finds that arrests and deportations are about at half the level during their peak (2008-2011).

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Rethinking English Learner Data: Illinois' Plans Under the Every Student Succeeds Act

Report Author: 
Janie Tankard Carnock
Date of Publication: 
2018 Jan

This report provides an analysis of Illinois' innovative approach to producing and analyzing data on English language learners (ELLs). The federal Office of Education approved Illinois' plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), including its approach to managing data, in August of 2017. Unlike other states, which combine current and former ELLs into one group, Illinois will keep the two groups separate and distinct and collect data on "former ELs" through grade 12.

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