Demographics

Net Migration from Mexico Falls to Zero—and Perhaps Less

Report Author: 
Jeffrey Passel, D'Vera Cohn and Ana Gonzalez-Barrera
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Apr

This report analyzes the magnitude and trend of migration flows between Mexico and the United States; the experiences and intentions of Mexican immigrants repatriated by U.S. immigration authorities; U.S. immigration enforcement patterns; conditions in Mexico and the U.S. that could affect immigration; and characteristics of Mexican-born immigrants in the U.S.  

Not Coming to America: Why the US is Falling Behind in the Global Race for Talent

Report Author: 
Partnership for a New American Economy and Partnership for New York City
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 May

This is a first-ever comparative study of the immigration reforms other countries employ to boost their economies and lure the high and low-skilled workers needed for continued economic growth.

The report by the Partnership for a New American Economy and Partnership for New York City identifies risks facing the U.S. economy if it does not reform its immigration laws and explores the recruitment strategies Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Singapore and the United Kingdom use to attract the workers needed to grow their economies.

Latinos in America: A Demographic Overview

Report Author: 
Immigration Policy Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Apr

Latinos in the United States are a diverse and fast-growing group that is amassing considerable economic and political power. As data from the 2010 Census and other sources demonstrate, Latinos account for one-sixth of the U.S. population. Most Latinos were born in this country, but more than one-third are immigrants.

Asians in America: A Demographic Overview

Report Author: 
Immigration Policy Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Apr

Asians in the United States are a highly diverse group that is growing fast not only in size but also in political and economic power. As data from the 2010 Census and other sources demonstrate, Asians comprise the fastest growing race group in the country. Two-thirds of all Asians are immigrants, the majority of whom have put down firm roots in this country. Nearly three-fifths of foreign-born Asians are naturalized U.S. citizens who are eligible to vote, and more than half speak English "very well" or better.

The Academic Achievement of Latino Students in Boston Public Schools

Report Author: 
Faye Karp
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Apr

This report examines the SY2006-SY2009 MCAS ELA and Math achievement of Latino students in Boston Public Schools. It finds that Latino students constitute the largest racial/ethnic student group in Boston Public Schools (43.0 percent in SY2012) and the only racial/ethnic group to grow in numbers from SY2006 to SY2009. In SY2009, Latino students had the highest rates of poverty, mobility, chronic absence and grade retention in Boston Public Schools.

Latino Contributions to Oregon: Strengthening our State Economy

Report Author: 
CAUSA
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 May

Latino Contributions to Oregon: Strengthening our State Economy (click to view report)

Massachusetts Immigrants by the Numbers, Second Edition

Report Author: 
Alan Clayton-Matthews and Paul Watanabe
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Mar

Massachusetts Immigrants by the Numbers, Second Edition: Demographic Characteristics and Economic Footprint contains the most credible information to date on immigration in Massachusetts.  

The Economic Impact of Immigrants in Minnesota

Report Author: 
Katherine Fennell, Anne Huart
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Mar

The Economic Impact of Immigrants in Minnesota (click to view)

Minnesota has a small (seven percent) but rapidly growing population of both documented and undocumented immigrants. In this report, information on the estimated fiscal costs and contributions of immigrants in Minnesota is summarized.

Meeting the Need? English Language Learners and Immigrant Adult Learners in the Illinois Adult Education System

Report Author: 
Rob Paral and Associates
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Sep

 

Meeting the Need? English Language Learners and Immigrant Adult Learners in the Illinois Adult Education System (click for full report)

This report seeks to understand the special education needs of adult English language learners (ELLs) in the state of Illinois.

The Role of Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Market: An Update

Report Author: 
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Jul

The Role of Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Market: An Update (click to view)

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