Nevada

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

The Contributions of New Americans in Nevada

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

State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

Report Author: 
Karthick Ramakrishnan & Farah A. Ahmad
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Apr
Report File: 
Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress

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

Factbook 2015: The Condition of Latinos in Education

Report Author: 
Deborah A. Santiago, Emily Calderon Galdeano, & Morgan Taylor
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Factbook 2015: The Condition of Latinos in Education

The Latino population is one of the fastest growing demographics in the U.S., rising from 13 percent to 17 percent in the last decade and currently projected to reach 31 percent by 2060.

Source Organization: 
Other

Immigration in the United States: New Economic, Social, Political Landscapes with Legislative Reform on the Horizon

Report Author: 
Faye Hipsman and Doris Meissner
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Apr

This article provides a sweeping portrait of U.S. immigration history,  with special attention to post-1965 developments, as well as a succinct but comprehensive overview of the U.S. immigration system. Topics covered include: family and employment-based immigration, refugee admissions, temporary visitors, unauthorized immigrants, immigration enforcement, citizenship, and immigrant integration. The authors also probe today's economic, social and political issues as they relate to proposed comprehensive immigration reform. In looking at U.S.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

An Immigration Stimulus: The Economic Benefits of a Legalization Program for Unauthorized Immigrants

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

A central point of contention in the legislative debate over immigration reform is whether or not to create a pathway to legal status for all or most of the 11 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States.  

IPC Immigration Stimulus

Source Organization: 
Immigration Policy Center

Mexican Migration to the United States: Policy and Trends

Report Author: 
Marc R. Rosenblum, William A. Kandel, Clare Ribando Seelke, Ruth Ellen Wasem
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jun
Source Organization: 
Other

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

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