Research

How Americans View Immigrants, and What They Want from Immigration Reform: Findings from the 2015 American Values Atlas

Report Author: 
Robert P. Jones, Daniel Cox, Betsy Cooper, & Richard Lienesch
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Mar

How Americans View Immigrants, and What They Want from Immigration Reform: Findings from the 2015 American Values Atlas

The Public Religion Research Institute's 2015 American Values Atlas is based on interviews, conducted with a random sample of 42,000 American adults. The large sample size allows for analysis at the state and metropolitan level.

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Other

Strangers as Neighbors Toolkit: One Parish One Community - A Guide for Engaging United States Catholic Congregations in Difficult Dialogues

Report Author: 
Jocelyn M. Boryczka & David Gudelunas
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Jan

Strangers as Neighbors Toolkit: One Parish One Community - A Guide for Engaging United States Catholic Congregations in Difficult Dialogues

The discussion of immigration reform within a faith-based framework can be a contentious issue because of the principle of the separation of Church and state.

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Other

Does Information Change Attitudes Towards Immigrants? Evidence from Survey Experiments

Report Author: 
Alexis Grigorieff, Christopher Roth, & Diego Ubfal
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Apr

Does Information Change Attitudes Towards Immigrants? Evidence from Survey Experiments

Does Information Change Attitudes Towards Immigrants? Evidence from Survey Experiments suggests that the dissemination of accurate information about immigration can help to reduce biased attitudes and change policy preferences.

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Other

When Islamophobia Turns Violent: The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

Report Author: 
Engy Abdelkader
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 May

When Islamophobia Turns Violent: The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

The mission of Georgetown University's Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, since its founding in 1993, has been to build stronger bridges of understanding between the Muslim world and the West. Since the late 1990s, it has also studied the emergence and impact of Islamophobia.

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Other

Playing the Trump Card: The Enduring Legacy of Racism in Immigration Law

Report Author: 
David B. Oppenheimer, Swati Prakash, & Rachel Marie Burns
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Jan

Playing the Trump Card: The Enduring Legacy of Racism in Immigration Law

Playing the Trump Card: The Enduring Legacy of Racism in Immigration Law grew out of a 2011 European conference on "The ‘others' in Europe and Beyond" and will eventually be published in revised form in a book featuring papers from the conference.  

Source Organization: 
University of California Berkeley

HOW IMMIGRATION AND CONCERNS ABOUT CULTURAL CHANGES ARE SHAPING THE 2016 ELECTION

Report Author: 
Betsy Cooper, Daniel Cox, E.J. Dionne Jr., Rachel Lienesch, Robert P. Jones, William A. Galston
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Jun

How Immigration and Concerns about Cultural Change are Shaping the 2016 Election

Today, a slim majority (51%) of Americans report feeling somewhat or very worried that they or a member of their family will become a victim of terrorism. Concerns have increased 18 percentage points since late 2014, when one-third (33%) of Americans said they were at least somewhat worried about being a victim of terrorism.

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The Brookings Institution

Analysis of Refugee Groups Provides Evidence of High Levels of Integration Across Indicators

Report Author: 
David Dyssegaard Kallick and Silva Mathema
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Jun

Analysis of Refugee Groups Provides Evidence of High Levels of Integration Across Indicators

The Fiscal Policy Institute and the Center for American Progress released Analysis of Refugee Groups Provides Evidence of High Levels of Integration Across Indicators which analyzes how four key refugee groups—Bosnians, Burmese, Hmong, and Somalis—in the United States are doing on key indicators of integration, such as wages,

Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress

Immigrants in Health Care: Keeping Americans Healthy Through Care and Innovation

Report Author: 
Marcia D. Hohn, EdD; James C. Witte, PhD; Justin P. Lowry, PhD; & José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Jun

Immigrants play an outsized and imperative role in the U.S. health care industry. Combining existing data and profiles of immigrants across the health care spectrum, Immigrants in Health Care: Keeping Americans Healthy Through Care and Innovation, published by The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.

Source Organization: 
The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.

Challenges in Accessing Early Childhood Education and Care for Children in Refugee Families in Massachusetts

Report Author: 
Jeff Gross & Christine Ntagengwa
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Mar

Challenges in Accessing Early Childhood Education and Care for Children in Refugee Families in Massachusetts

Refugee parents often have greater difficulty accessing high-quality childcare than their native-born counterparts. However, Massachusetts has made significant inroads in addressing this gap as the first state to create an agency with the sole focus of managing and improving early childhood education and care (ECEC).

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Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute