Demographics

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

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

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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Source Organization: 
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

Guide to Immigrant Economic Development

Report Author: 
Steve Tobocman
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jul

Guide to Immigrant Economic Development

According to Tobocman, the last half-decade has seen a convergence of interest between economic development specialists and advocates for immigrant integration.

Source Organization: 
Other

Steps to Success: Integrating Immigrant Professionals in the United States

Report Author: 
Amanda Bergon-Shilcock & James Witte
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Oct

Steps to Success: Integrating Immigrant Professionals in the United States

Steps to Success provides a "first-of-its-kind" analysis of the experiences of college-educated immigrants who earned their degrees abroad.  

Source Organization: 
Other

Immigrants and African Americans

Report Author: 
Mary C. Waters, Philip Kasinitz, and Asad L. Asad
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Jun

Immigrants and African Americans

The report examines how recent immigration to the United States has affected African Americans. The authors reviewed the research on the growing diversity within the black population, driven largely by the presence of black immigrants from the Caribbean and Africa.

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Other
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