European immigrants

The Immigration Act of 1990: Unfinished Business a Quarter-Century Later

Report Author: 
Muzaffar Chishti & Stephen Yale-Loehr
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Jul

The Immigration Act of 1990:  Unfinished Business a Quarter-Century Later

It has been more than a quarter century since the U.S. immigration system was last overhauled. The 1990 Immigration Act aimed to tilt the visa allocation system more toward answering the demands of the U.S. economy. Much of this paper is dedicated to reviewing changes made by the 1990 Immigration Act and assessing their effects.

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Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Stronger Together: Immigrants, Refugees, and the Future of Texas

Report Author: 
Michael Kavate, Aryah Somers Landsberger, Daranee Petsod
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 May

Stronger Together: Immigrants, Refugees, and the Future of Texas

What role can foundations play in supporting the integration of immigrants? And why is immigrant integration an important goal, not only for foundations with a mission to serve immigrants but also for foundations with broader giving priorities, such as those working in the education, health, and civic participation areas?

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Other

Welcome to Akron: How Immigrants and Refugees are Contributing to Akron's Economic Growth

Report Author: 
Partnership for a New American Economy
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Mar

Welcome to Akron: How Immigrants and Refugees are Contributing to Akron's Economic Growth

Welcome to Akron: How Immigrants and Refugees are Contributing to Akron's Economic Growth by the Partnership for a New American Economy argues that Akron's immigrants and refugees are "critical" to the city's future economic success.

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Other

The Contributions of New Americans

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Aug

The Contributions of New Americans

As part of its "Reasons for Reform" campaign, the Partnership has produced 51 reports on the "Contributions of New Americans" in each of the states and the District of Columbia. Each report begins with a demographic overview, followed by a description of the role played by immigrant entrepreneurs in stimulating the local economy.

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Other

Playing the Trump Card: The Enduring Legacy of Racism in Immigration Law

Report Author: 
David B. Oppenheimer, Swati Prakash, & Rachel Marie Burns
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Jan

Playing the Trump Card: The Enduring Legacy of Racism in Immigration Law

Playing the Trump Card: The Enduring Legacy of Racism in Immigration Law grew out of a 2011 European conference on "The ‘others' in Europe and Beyond" and will eventually be published in revised form in a book featuring papers from the conference.  

Source Organization: 
University of California Berkeley

HOW IMMIGRATION AND CONCERNS ABOUT CULTURAL CHANGES ARE SHAPING THE 2016 ELECTION

Report Author: 
Betsy Cooper, Daniel Cox, E.J. Dionne Jr., Rachel Lienesch, Robert P. Jones, William A. Galston
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Jun

How Immigration and Concerns about Cultural Change are Shaping the 2016 Election

How Immigration and Concerns about Cultural Change are Shaping the 2016 Election reports on a survey of a large sample of Americans in all 50 states, conducted in the spring of 2016.

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The Brookings Institution

Immigrants in Health Care: Keeping Americans Healthy Through Care and Innovation

Report Author: 
Marcia D. Hohn, EdD; James C. Witte, PhD; Justin P. Lowry, PhD; & José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Jun

Immigrants play an outsized and imperative role in the U.S. health care industry. Combining existing data and profiles of immigrants across the health care spectrum, Immigrants in Health Care: Keeping Americans Healthy Through Care and Innovation, published by The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.

Source Organization: 
The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.

Building Community Partnerships to Serve Immigrant Workers

Report Author: 
Darlene G. Miller and Nancy Poppe
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 May

Building Community Partnerships to Serve Immigrant Workers

As the U.S. population ages and baby-boomers retire, the U.S. will fall short of 5 million workers by 2020.

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Other

European Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Jie Zong & Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Dec

European Immigrants in the United States

European immigrants were once the backbone of U.S. immigration; however, after the Immigration Act of 1965 abolished national-origin quotas that gave preference to Europeans, their migration share has fallen from 75 percent in 1960 to 11 percent in 2014.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

The US Eligible-to-Naturalize Population: Detailed Social and Economic Characteristics

Report Author: 
Robert Warren & Donald Kerwin
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Oct

The US Eligible-to-Naturalize Population: Detailed Social and Economic Characteristics

Naturalization is crucial to fully integrating immigrants into U.S. society, yet from 2006 to 2009 only 69 percent of immigrants who were eligible to be naturalized had done so.

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