Research

Giving Cities and Regions a Voice in Immigration Policy: Can National Policies Meet Local Demand

Report Author: 
Madeleine Sumption
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Jul

Giving Cities and Regions a Voice in Immigration Policy: Can National Policies Meet Local Demand

What are the potential gains and drawbacks to programs designed to give cities and regions greater control over immigrant admission?  

Revitalizing Detroit: Is There a Role for Immigration?

Report Author: 
Steve Tobocman
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Aug

Revitalizing Detroit: Is There a Role for Immigration?

Over the past 50 years, Detroit has suffered from a spate of problems associated with urban decay culminating in its filing for bankruptcy in 2013, the largest American municipality to do so.

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Immigrant Civic Integration and Service Access Initiatives: City-Sized Solution for City-Sized Needs

Report Author: 
Migration Policy Institute
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Sep

ImmigrantIntegration and Service Access Initiatives: City-Sized Solution for City-Sized Needs

ImmigrantIntegration and Service Access Initiatives focuses on five cities of varying sizes (Cupertino, CA, San Francisco, CA, Littleton, CO, New York, NY, and Seattle, WA) that have done promising work in promoting immigrant integration.

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

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

This publication reviews activities and findings of "Immigrant Integration in North Carolina: A Summit for Cities and Towns," hosted by the Latino Migration Project at the University of North Carolina in September 2014.

The Welcoming Pittsburgh Plan: A Roadmap for Change

Report Author: 
Welcoming Pittsburgh
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jun

The Welcoming Pittsburgh Plan: A Roadmap for Change

Shortly after taking office as Mayor of Pittsburgh in 2014, William Peduto launched the Welcoming Pittsburgh initiative, an effort "to improve quality of life and economic prosperity for immigrants and native born residents alike" and to grow the city's population by 20,000 in ten years' time.

Welcoming Nashville: Perspectives and Trends (Executive Summary)

Report Author: 
Welcoming America & Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Research Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jun

Welcoming Nashville: Perspectives and Trends (Executive Summary)

As Nashville became a more diverse and international city, it experienced major economic gains and garnered a reputation for creativity and innovation.

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Assessing the Economic Impacts of Granting Deferred Action Through DACA and DAPA

Report Author: 
Silva Mathema
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Apr

Assessing the Economic Impacts of Granting Deferred Action Through DACA and DAPA

The executive actions of President Barack Obama in 2012 (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA, currently in place) and 2014 (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents or DAPA, currently stalled in the courts) were pro

Task Force on Foreign-Trained Physicians

Report Author: 
Minnesota Department of Health
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Task Force on Foreign-Trained Physicians

The challenge of integrating foreign-trained physicians is complex and long-standing. In Minnesota, the issue gained urgency as policy makers sought to address several major issues facing the state, including shortages in the supply of physicians, an aging and diversifying population and persistent health disparities.

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Residential Segregation: A Transatlantic Analysis

Report Author: 
John Iceland
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Sep

Residential Segregation: A Transatlantic Analysis

The Transatlantic Council commissioned research for this paper in connection with its 11th plenary meeting in November of 2013.

A Rising Share of the U.S. Black Population is Foreign Born

Report Author: 
MONICA ANDERSON
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Apr

A Rising Share of the U.S. Black Population is Foreign Born

Since 2000, the foreign-born black population in the U.S. has increased by 56 percent, going from more than 2.4 million to nearly 3.8 million.