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Revitalization in the Heartland of America: Welcoming Immigrant Entrepreneurs for Economic Development

Report Author: 
Paul McDaniel
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Jan

Revitalization in the Heartland of America: Welcoming Immigrant Entrepreneurs for Economic Development

Several areas of the country are seeking to attract immigrants and to foster their economic integration as part of a new strategy to spur economic growth and stem population decline.

Source Organization: 
Immigration Policy Center

Undocumented Immigrants' State and Local Tax Contributions

Report Author: 
Matthew Gardner, Sebastian Johnson, & Meg Wiehe
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Apr

Undocumented Immigrants' State and Local Tax Contributions

New data on unauthorized immigrants as taxpayers demonstrate how some immigration reform policies will affect tax revenue for state and local governments.

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Source Organization: 
Other

2015 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity: National Trends

Report Author: 
Robert W. Fairlie, Arnobio Morelix, E.J. Reedy, & Joshua Russell
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jun

2015 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity: National Trends

Immigrants now account for 28.5 percent of all new entrepreneurs in the United States and are almost twice as likely than the native-born to become entrepreneurs (0.52 percent for the foreign-born vs. 0.27 percent for the native-born).

Source Organization: 
Other

Hispanic Immigration and US Economic Growth

Report Author: 
IHS Economics
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Feb

Hispanic Immigration and US Economic Growth   

The growth rate of the U.S. economy's labor force will decrease to around 0.6 percent per year from 2020 to 2034 as Baby Boomers continue to retire in large numbers.

Source Organization: 
Other

Ideas that Innovate: State and Local Policies

Report Author: 
WE Global Network
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Apr

Ideas that Innovate: State and Local Policies

An increasing number of Rust Belt communities are introducing new initiatives to capitalize on the immigrant contributions to local economic growth and prosperity.

Source Organization: 
Other

High-Skilled Workers and Twentieth-First Century Innovation: The H-1B Program's Impact on Wages, Jobs, and the Economy

Report Author: 
Immigration Policy Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Apr

High-Skilled Workers and Twentieth-First Century Innovation: The H-1B Program's Impact on Wages, Jobs, and the Economy

This paper serves as a short primer on the H-1B visa program and relies on data and analyses from sources such as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and The Brookings Institution to "debunk the most prevalent myths" about the program.  

Source Organization: 
Other

Citizenship: A Wise Investment for Cities

Report Author: 
USC Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration, The Center for Popular Democracy, and The National Partnership for New Americans
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Sep

Citizenship: A Wise Investment for Cities

Citizenship: A wise investment for cities represents the first stage in what will be an ongoing research effort by Cities for Citizenship (C4C), a collaborative project co-chaired by the mayors of Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, to promote the naturalization of recent immigrants.

Funded by Citi Community Dev

Source Organization: 
University of Southern California

The Role of Immigrants in Growing Baltimore: Recommendations to Retain and Attract New Americans

Report Author: 
New Americans Task Force, City of Baltimore
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Sep

The Role of Immigrants in Growing Baltimore: Recommendations to Retain and Attract New Americans

The City of Baltimore competes with other major U.S. cities in trying to attract and retain immigrants as catalysts for economic growth and community revitalization.

Source Organization: 
Other

New American Investors Making a Difference in the Economy

Report Author: 
Matthew Kolodziej
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Sep

New American Investors Making a Difference in the Economy

EB-5, the Immigration Investor Program managed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), contributed $2.6 billion to the GDP, supported 33,000 jobs, and created $346 million in federal tax revenue between 2010 and 2011.

Source Organization: 
Immigration Policy Center

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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