Research

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

Reducing Brain Waste: Creating Career Pathways for Foreign-Educated Immigrants in Washington State

Report Author: 
Vy Nguyen et al
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Reducing Brain Waste: Creating Career Pathways for Foreign-Educated Immigrants in Washington State

Concerned about the growing number of underemployed, foreign-educated immigrants in Washington State, OneAmerica undertook this study to gauge the scope and severity of the problem and to identify effective policy solutions.

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Other

Opening Minds, Opening Doors, Opening Communities: Cities Leading for Immigrant Integration

Report Author: 
Manuel Pastor, Rhonda Ortiz, and Els de Graauw
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Dec

Opening Minds, Opening Doors, Opening Communities: Cities Leading for Immigrant Integration

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University of Southern California

Engaging Employers in Immigrant Integration

Report Author: 
María E. Enchautegui
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Aug

Engaging Employers in Immigrant Integration

Immigrants make up an outsized share of America’s workforce compared to their share of population, and the country’s competitive advantage depends in part on how successfully employers integrate immigrant workers into the economy.

Source Organization: 
The Urban Institute

2015 Immigration Report

Report Author: 
National Conference of State Legislatures
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jul

2015 Immigration Report

 

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Other

The Economic Potential of African Immigrants in Minnesota

Report Author: 
Bruce P. Corrie
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 May

The Economic Potential of African Immigrants in Minnesota

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Other

From Parent to Child? Transmission of Educational Attainment Within Immigrant Families: Methodological Considerations

Report Author: 
Renee Reichl Luthra & Thomas Soehl
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Mar

From Parent to Child? Transmission of Educational Attainment Within Immigrant Families: Methodological Considerations

Children of immigrants comprise more than 20 percent of the U.S. population under the age of 18.

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Other

The Educational, Psychological, and Social Impact of Discrimination on the Immigrant Child

Report Author: 
Christia Spears Brown
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Sep

The Educational, Psychological, and Social Impact of Discrimination on the Immigrant Child

Prepared for a workshop on the impact of discrimination on immigrant children, held at MPI on November 20, 2014, Educational, Psychological, and Social Impact of

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Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute