Research

Immigration Policy and the Search for Skilled Workers

Report Author: 
Gail Cohen, Aqila Coulthurst & Joe Alper
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Sep

Immigration Policy and the Search for Skilled Workers

The importance of high-skilled labor in the global economy is increasing as the development and dissemination of scientific knowledge become crucial to maintaining a competitive advantage.

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Other

State of Latino Entrepreneurship: Research Report 2015

Report Author: 
Douglas Rivers, Jerry Porras, Remy Arteaga, Tiq Chapa, & Jessica Salinas
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Nov

State of Latino Entrepreneurship: Research Report 2015

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Other

Impact of Refugees in Central Ohio: 2015 Report

Report Author: 
Community Research Partners
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Sep

Impact of Refugees in Central Ohio: 2015 Report

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Other

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Welcoming Cities: Lessons from Chicago, Dayton, and Nashville

Report Author: 
Paul N. McDaniel
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Feb

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Welcoming Cities: Lessons from Chicago, Dayton, and Nashville

Playing a disproportionately large role in revitalizing communities throughout the United States, immigrant entrepreneurs should be considered in policies and initiatives seeking to boost overall economic wellbeing.

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Other

How For-profit Companies Are Driving Immigrant Detention Policies

Report Author: 
Sharita Gruberg
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Dec

How For-profit Companies Are Driving Immigrant Detention Policies

Since 2005, revenues for the two biggest for-profit prison companies (Corrections Corporation of America and Geo Group, Inc.) have doubled.

Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress

Fulfilling the Promise of Preschool in Silicon Valley: Examining Participation Patterns and Barriers to Access among Low-Income Children and Low-Income Children of Immigrants

Report Author: 
Gina Adams, Heather Koball, Erica Greenberg, Devlin Hanson, & Molly Michie
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Jan

Fulfilling the Promise of Preschool in Silicon Valley:  Examining Participation Patterns and Barriers to Access among Low-Income Children and Low-Income Children of Immigrants

In Silicon Valley, California, fewer low-income children are enrolled in preschool than higher-income children.

Source Organization: 
The Urban Institute

European Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Jie Zong & Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Dec

European Immigrants in the United States

European immigrants were once the backbone of U.S. immigration; however, after the Immigration Act of 1965 abolished national-origin quotas that gave preference to Europeans, their migration share has fallen from 75 percent in 1960 to 11 percent in 2014.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

The US Eligible-to-Naturalize Population: Detailed Social and Economic Characteristics

Report Author: 
Robert Warren & Donald Kerwin
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Oct

The US Eligible-to-Naturalize Population: Detailed Social and Economic Characteristics

Naturalization is crucial to fully integrating immigrants into U.S. society, yet from 2006 to 2009 only 69 percent of immigrants who were eligible to be naturalized had done so.

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Other

Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth, A Guide for Success in Secondary and Postsecondary Settings

Report Author: 
U.S. Department of Education
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Oct

Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth, A Guide for Success in Secondary and Postsecondary Settings

Only 54 percent of undocumented youth have a high school diploma compared to 82 percent of their American-born counterparts.

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Other

Transatlantic Symposium Report: Improving Instruction for Immigrant and Refugee Students in Secondary Schools

Report Author: 
Margie McHugh & Julie Sugarman
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Nov

Transatlantic Symposium Report: Improving Instruction for Immigrant and Refugee Students in Secondary Schools

Students with a migrant background often fall behind their nonimmigrant peers in academic achievement due to a lack of host-country language and literacy skills. This gap is especially large for language minority (LM) students who migrate during their secondary school years.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute