Demographics

The Economic Impact of Immigration on St. Louis

Report Author: 
Jack Strauss
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jun

Economic Impact of Immigrants on St. Louis

Full report: The Economic Impact of Immigration on St. Louis (click to view)

The Rise of Asian Americans

Report Author: 
Pew Research Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jun

Rise of Asian Americans

Immigrant Small Business Owners: A Significant and Growing Part of the Economy

Report Author: 
David Dyssegaard Kallick
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jun

Immigrant Small Business Owners

More than one in six small business owners in the United States is an immigrant according to this report from the Fiscal Policy Institute's Immigration Research Initiative.

U.S. Foreign-Born Population: How Much Change from 2009 to 2010?

Report Author: 
Jeffrey S. Passel and D'Vera Cohn
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jan

U.S. Foreign-Born Population - How Much Change from 2009 to 2010

Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2010

Report Author: 
Seth Motel
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Feb

 

This statistical profile of the Latino population is based on Pew Hispanic Center tabulations of the Census Bureau's 2010 American Community Survey (ACS). The ACS is the largest household survey in the United States, with a sample of about three million addresses. It covers the topics previously covered in the long form of the decennial census. The ACS is designed to provide estimates of the size and characteristics of the resident population, which includes persons living in households and group quarters. 

The Demographics of the Jobs Recovery: Employment Gains by Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Nativity

Report Author: 
Rakesh Kochhar
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Mar

This report analyzes labor market trends in the economic recovery from 2009 to 2011. The focus is on the change in employment by race, ethnicity, gender and nativity. The report finds that, two years after the U.S. labor market hit bottom, the economic recovery has yielded slow but steady gains in employment for all groups of workers. The gains, however, have varied across demographic groups, with Hispanics and Asians, in particular, experiencing a faster rate of growth in jobs than other groups.

Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-born Population in the United States, 2010

Report Author: 
Eileen Patten
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Feb

This statistical profile of the foreign-born population is based on Pew Hispanic Center tabulations of the Census Bureau's 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) - the largest household survey in the United States with a sample of about 3 million addresses. It covers the topics previously covered in the long form of the decennial census. The ACS is designed to provide estimates of the size and characteristics of the resident population, which includes persons living in households and group quarters.

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.

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