North Carolina

English Learners in Select States: Demographics, Outcomes, and State Accountability Policies

Report Author: 
Julie Sugarman & Courtney Geary
Original Date of Publication: 
2018 Aug

As states shape and implement policies that hold K-12 schools and districts accountable for meeting federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) mandates regarding the education of English Learners (ELs), this series of fact sheets provides an overview of EL student demographics and outcomes in select states. It aims to build understanding among parents, educators, community advocates, and others of the characteristics of ELs in their states, of achievement gaps between ELs and their peers, and of the accountability policies states are designing to monitor their progress.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Police, Jails, and Immigrants: How Do Immigrants and the Immigration Enforcement System Interact with Local Law Enforcement?

Report Author: 
Cristobal Ramón & Raven Quesenberry
Original Date of Publication: 
2018 Feb

The Bipartisan Policy Center's review of law enforcement agencies in Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Denver, and Los Angeles shows that the actual operation of local law enforcement agencies and their work with immigration enforcement agencies is more complex and nuanced than is often reported in the public debate.

Download now or view online

Source Organization: 
Bipartisan Policy Center

Do Immigration Enforcement Programs Reduce Crime? Evidence from the 287(g) Program in North Carolina

Report Author: 
Alex Nowrasteh & Andrew Forrester
Original Date of Publication: 
2018 Apr

Do Immigration Enforcement Programs Reduce Crime? Evidence from the 287(g) Program in North Carolina examines 287(g)'s implementation across multiple counties in North Carolina and identifies its impact on local crime rates and police clearance rates by exploiting time variation in regional immigration enforcement trends. The 287(g) program did not affect the crime rate in North Carolina or police clearance rates but it did boost the number of assaults against police officers.

Source Organization: 
Cato Institute

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in North Carolina: Perspectives from Immigrants and Community-Based Organizations

Report Author: 
Hannah Gill and Sara Peña
Original Date of Publication: 
2017 Jan

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides work authorization and a two-year reprieve for some young, undocumented immigrants, affects both the individual granted the reprieve and the broader economy. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in North Carolina: Perspectives from Immigrants and Community-Based Organizations examines the impact of the program in the state with the highest application rate for the first two years of DACA’s existence.

Report File: 
Source Organization: 
Other

Immigrant integration in North Carolina: A Summit for Cities and Towns

Report Author: 
Latino Migration Project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan
Source Organization: 
Other

High-Skilled Workers and Twentieth-First Century Innovation: The H-1B Program's Impact on Wages, Jobs, and the Economy

Report Author: 
Immigration Policy Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Apr

High-Skilled Workers and Twentieth-First Century Innovation: The H-1B Program's Impact on Wages, Jobs, and the Economy

This paper serves as a short primer on the H-1B visa program and relies on data and analyses from sources such as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and The Brookings Institution to "debunk the most prevalent myths" about the program.  

Source Organization: 
Other

Identifying And Measuring the Lifelong Human Capital of "Unskilled" Migrants in the Mexico-US Migratory Circuit

Report Author: 
Jacqueline Hagan & Jean Luc Demonsant
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

Identifying And Measuring the Lifelong Human Capital of "Unskilled" Migrants in the Mexico-US Migratory Circuit

In this article, the authors argue that "unskilled" migrants develop skills over time and can be valuable assets to the receiving country should immigration policies take these "informal skills"  into greater account.

Report File: 
Source Organization: 
Other

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations

Report Author: 
Neil G. Ruiz
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Aug

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations

The number of foreign students at U.S. universities has increased almost five-fold over the past decade and has simultaneously pumped billions of dollars into local economies.

Source Organization: 
The Brookings Institution

Strengthening Communities by Welcoming All Residents: A Federal Strategic Action Plan on Immigrant and Refugee Integration

Report Author: 
The White House Task Force on New Americans
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Apr

Strengthening Communities by Welcoming All Residents: A Federal Strategic Action Plan on Immigrant and Refugee Integration

Today, 41.3 million immigrants, including 3 million refugees, live in the United States and offer their contributions to the country’s social and cultural fabric and economic prosperity.

Source Organization: 
Other

Pages