Economics

The Missing Pieces of the Economic Debate Over Immigration Reform

Report Author: 
Exequiel Hernandez, PhD
Original Date of Publication: 
2018 Aug

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Welcoming Economies Playbook: Strategies for Building an Inclusive Local Economy

Report Author: 
Welcoming America & Global Detroit
Original Date of Publication: 
2018 Aug

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A Profile of Houston’s Diverse Immigrant Population in a Rapidly Changing Policy Landscape

Report Author: 
Randy Capps & Ariel G. Ruiz Soto
Original Date of Publication: 
2018 Sep

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Welcoming Refugees in Rural Communities

Report Author: 
Welcoming America
Original Date of Publication: 
2018 Sep

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Revival and Opportunity: Immigrants in Rural America

Report Author: 
Silva Mathema, Nicole Prchal Svajlenka & Anneliese Hermann
Original Date of Publication: 
2018 Sep

Rural communities are a microcosm of the entire country: A number of them have had trouble adjusting to their immigrant neighbors, which is reflective of a national undercurrent of anti-immigrant sentiment that has reared its ugly head of late. Understanding lessons learned from the rural experience with immigration during these polarized times is critical. Revival and Opportunity: Immigrants in Rural America illustrates the geography of population growth or decline in rural communities, with a particular attention to changes in the immigrant population.

Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress

Economic Anxiety or Racial Resentment? An Evaluation of Attitudes toward Immigration in the U.S. from 1992 to 2016

Report Author: 
Steven V. Miller
Original Date of Publication: 
2018 Aug

The 2016 U.S. presidential election intensified the debate over whether anti-immigration attitudes are due to economic anxiety or racism. While many journalists suggested that it was due to economic anxiety, statistical analysis conducted by Steven V. Miller of Clemson University found that “racial resentment” is the main and most reliable predictor of attitudes toward immigration.

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