Florida

The Costs of Brain Waste among Highly Skilled Immigrants in Florida

Report Author: 
Ariel G. Ruiz Soto, Jeanne Batalova & Michael Fix
Date of Publication: 
2016 Dec

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

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

Immigrants in Florida

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

Source Organization: 
American Immigration Council

New Opportunities? ESSA and Its Implications for Dual Language Learners and ECEC Workforce Development

Report Author: 
Delia Pompa, Maki Park and Michael Fix
Date of Publication: 
2017 Dec

The passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015, the successor legislation to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, provides new opportunities to integrate early childhood education and care (ECEC) with K-12 education. This has special importance for dual language learners who now represent 32 percent of all children under the age of 5.  This report details all of the mechanisms available under the Act to strengthen ECEC for immigrant children.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

How are Refugees Faring: Integration at U.S. and State Levels

Report Author: 
Michael Fix, Kate Hoper, and Jie Zong
Date of Publication: 
2017 Jun

This study looks at the educational and economic outcomes of five refugee communities (Vietnamese, Cuban, Russian, Iraqi and Burmese) in four states (California, Florida, New York and Texas).  The key question is whether the location of refugee resettlement has a significant impact on refugee integration.  This has been described as “the lottery effect” – the idea that refugees’ lives are impacted by being placed in locales with very different labor markets, costs of living and social safety nets.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

The Contributions of New Americans in Florida

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Date of Publication: 
2016 Aug
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Source Organization: 
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