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A Decade of Rising Immigration Enforcement

Report Author: 
Immigration Policy Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jan

"A Decade of Rising Immigration Enforcement"

A Decade of Rising Immigration Enforcement

Source Organization: 
Immigration Policy Center

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
Source Organization: 
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Then and Now: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Part VII

Report Author: 
Vivek Wadhwa, AnnaLee Saxenian and F. Daniel Siciliano
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Oct
Source Organization: 
Other

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. 

Source Organization: 
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

Contested Ground: Immigration in the United States

Report Author: 
Michael Jones-Correa
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jul

"Contested Ground: Immigration in the United States," prepared for the Transatlantic Council in 2011, Cornell University Professor Michael Jones-Correa argues that the diversification of migrant streams to the United States, the growth in the size of the undocumented population and the dispersal of immigrants to states and localities with little recent experience with migration have "sparked anxiety among the American public." This anxiety is especially pronounced among the elderly population, who wield "disproportionate influence on the political system" and who grew up in an era when immi

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

South Asian Immigration in the United States: A Gendered Perspective

Report Author: 
Maneesha Kelkar
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jun

South Asian Immigration in the United States: A Gendered Perspective (click to view)

Writing from the perspective of Manavi, a South Asian organization dedicated to combating domestic violence, the author Maneesha Kelkar finds fault with a "male-centric immigration system in the United States" that has caused "untold misery for countless immigrant women."  

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Other

Patent Pending: How Immigrants Are Reinventing The American Economy

Report Author: 
Partnership for a New American Economy
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jun
Source Organization: 
Other

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