Caribbean immigrants

The Paradox of Law Enforcement in Immigrant Communities: Does tough immigration enforcement undermine public safety?

Report Author: 
David S. Kirk, Andrew V. Papachristos, Jeffrey Fagan, Tom R. Tyler
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Oct

The Paradox of Law Enforcement in Immigrant Communities (click to view)

Based on a telephone survey of 1,653 immigrants in New York City, stratified by neighborhood location, socio-economic characteristics and ethnicity, this study examines perceptions of the criminal justice system within immigrant communities.

Source Organization: 
Other

An Economic Snapshot of Northwestern Queens

Report Author: 
Office of the State Comptroller, New York City
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Nov

 

An Economic Snapshot of Northwestern Queens (click to view)

New York City's tradition as a melting pot of cultures is vividly on display in the Queens neighborhoods of Corona, Elmhurst, East Elmhurst and Jackson Heights, which have the highest concentration of immigrants in New York City.  

Source Organization: 
Other

The Foreign-born with Science and Engineering Degrees: 2010

Report Author: 
Christine Gambino and Thomas Gryn
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Nov

Knowledge and application of science, engineering and technology play an increasingly crucial role in the growth and stability of the U.S. economy. Over the past 10 years, growth in science and engineering (S&E) jobs was three times greater than that of other types of jobs and is expected to continue to grow at a faster rate than other jobs. 

This brief discusses patterns of science and engineering educational attainment within the foreign-born population using data from the 2010 American Community Survey.

Source Organization: 
U.S. Census, Department of Commerce

Maps of the Foreign-Born in the United States

Report Author: 
Migration Policy Institute
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Oct

Maps of the Foreign-Born in the United States (click to view)

Six maps showing the distribution of immigrants by county, including the total foreign-born population and the five largest foreign-born groups according to the results of Census 2000. The maps include:

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Maps of the Foreign-Born in the United States

Report Author: 
Migration Policy Institute
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Oct

Maps of the Foreign-Born in the United States (click to view)

Six maps showing the distribution of immigrants by county, including the total foreign-born population and the five largest foreign-born groups according to the results of Census 2000. The maps include:

 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute
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