Demographics

Made in Minnesota 2012: Building Cross-cultural Commerce

Report Author: 
Lee Egerstrom
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Dec

Made in Minnesota 2012: Building Cross-cultural Commerce (click to view)

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Other

Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986

Report Author: 
Ruth Ellen Wasem
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Dec

Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986 (click to view)  

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Other

A Profile of the Marshallese Community in Arkansas, Volume 3

Report Author: 
Rafael A. Jimeno S.
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jan

A Profile of the Marshallese Community in Arkansas, Volume 3 (click to view)

 

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Other

A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas: Economic and Fiscal Benefits and Costs, Volume II

Report Author: 
Stephen J. Appold, James H. Johnson, Jr. and John D. Kasarda
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jan

A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas

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Other

A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas: Changing Workforce and Family Demographics, Volume I

Report Author: 
Randy Capps, Kristen McCabe, Michael Fix and Ying Huang
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jan

A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas: Changing Workforce and Family Demographics, Volume 1

A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas Changing Workforce and Family Demographics

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

America’s Advantage: A Handbook on Immigration and Economic Growth

Report Author: 
Matthew Denhart
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Mar

America’s Advantage: A Handbook on Immigration and Economic Growth

America’s Advantage: A Handbook on Immigration and Economic Growth paints a sweeping portrait of America's immigrants to show their value to our history, society, culture and economy. 

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Other

Understanding "Canadian Exceptionalism" in Immigration and Pluralism Policy

Report Author: 
Irene Bloemraad
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jul

This paper explores why "Canada is far more open to, and optimistic about, immigration" than the United States and countries in Europe. Despite having the highest proportion of immigrants to total population of any other Western country (about 20 percent), public opinion polls suggest that Canada is a "striking outlier." As an example, about two-thirds of Canadians in 2010 said that the number of immigrants coming to Canada was "about right."

The author cites a number of reasons for these positive attitudes including:  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Contested Ground: Immigration in the United States

Report Author: 
Michael Jones-Correa
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jul

"Contested Ground: Immigration in the United States," prepared for the Transatlantic Council in 2011, Cornell University Professor Michael Jones-Correa argues that the diversification of migrant streams to the United States, the growth in the size of the undocumented population and the dispersal of immigrants to states and localities with little recent experience with migration have "sparked anxiety among the American public." This anxiety is especially pronounced among the elderly population, who wield "disproportionate influence on the political system" and who grew up in an era when immi

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

South Asian Immigration in the United States: A Gendered Perspective

Report Author: 
Maneesha Kelkar
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jun

South Asian Immigration in the United States: A Gendered Perspective (click to view)

Writing from the perspective of Manavi, a South Asian organization dedicated to combating domestic violence, the author Maneesha Kelkar finds fault with a "male-centric immigration system in the United States" that has caused "untold misery for countless immigrant women."  

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Other

California Immigrant Integration Scorecard

Report Author: 
Manuel Pastor, Rhonda Ortiz, Vanessa Carter, Justin Scoggins and Anthony Perez
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Sep

California Immigrant Integration Scorecard (click to view report)

Source Organization: 
University of Southern California
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