Asian immigrants

Preparing the Children of Immigrants for Early Academic Success

Report Author: 
Robert Crosnoe
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jul

Preparing the Children of Immigrants for Early Academic Success

This report begins with a discussion of the  "immigrant paradox in education,"  a phenomenon observed by some researchers in which immigrant children "tend to do better academically and behaviorally than their families socioeconomic circumstances suggest they will."  

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Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Immigrant Parents and Early Childhood Programs: Addressing Barriers of Literacy, Culture, and Systems Knowledge

Report Author: 
Maki Park & Margie McHugh
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Jun

Immigrant Parents and Early Childhood Programs: Addressing Barriers of Literacy, Culture, and Systems Knowledge

With more than 25 percent of children ages 8 and above having an immigrant parent, this report addresses the "urgent need to address barriers facing low-literate and limited English proficient (LEP) parents of young children." Forty-seven (47) percent of these pa

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

iCount: A Data Quality Movement for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education

Report Author: 
Robert Teranishi, Libby Lok, & Back Mai Dolly Nguyen
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jun

iCount: A Data Quality Movement for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education

Citing numerous calls over the last two decades to disaggregate data so that the educational experiences and outcomes of specific Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) groups are revealed, iCount argues that "the aggregation of AAPI sub-groups into a single data category is a civil rights issue" because it masks significant gaps in educationa

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Source Organization: 
Other

Spotlight on Asian American & Pacific Islander Poverty: A Demographic Profile

Report Author: 
Josh Ishimatsu
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jun

Spotlight on Asian American & Pacific Islander Poverty: A Demographic Profile

Produced by national CAPACD, a network of more than 100 community-based organizations and individuals active in 17 states, spotlight on Asian American & Pacific Islander poverty report seeks to illuminate the plight of the nearly two million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) who live in poverty.

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Other

Lessons for U.S. Metro Areas: Characteristics and Clustering of High-Tech Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Report Author: 
Cathy Yang Liu, Gary Painter, & Qingfang Wang
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Mar

Lessons for U.S. Metro Areas: Characteristics and Clustering of High-Tech Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Lessons for U.S. Metro Areas: Characteristics and Clustering of High-Tech Immigrant Entrepreneurs examines the importance and impact of high-tech entrepreneurship at local and regional levels and suggests what cities and metros can do to attract and nurture foreign-born entrepreneurs.

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Other

Understanding the Organization, Operation, and Victimization Process of Labor Trafficking in the United States

Report Author: 
Colleen Owens, Meredith Dank, Amy Farrell, Justin Breaux, Isela Banuelos, Rebecca Pfeffer, Ryan Heitsmith, Katie Bright, & Jack McDevitt
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

Understanding the Organization, Operation, and Victimization Process of Labor Trafficking in the United States

With funding from the National Institute of Justice (Office of Justice Programs), this study is the first of its kind to examine the organization, operation, and victimization process of labor trafficking across multiple industries in the U.S.

Source Organization: 
The Urban Institute

Improving Cultural Competence: A Treatment Improvement Protocol

Report Author: 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

Improving Cultural Competence: A Treatment Improvement Protocol

With a mission to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness, SAMSHA produces Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIPs) to provide evidence-based and best practice guidance to clinicians, program administrators, and payers.

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Other

The Affordable Care Act & Mixed-Status Families: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Report Author: 
National Immigration Law Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Oct

The Affordable Care Act & Mixed-Status Families: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

National Immigration Law Center answers sixteen FAQs about how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affects mixed-status families in the U.S.

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Other

Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets! Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Report Author: 
Sasha Costanza-Chock
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets! Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Out of the shadows, into the streets examines the role of "media ecology" in the formation, organization, and development of the immigrant rights movement in the United States. 

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Other
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