Latin American immigrants

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

Factbook 2015: The Condition of Latinos in Education

Report Author: 
Deborah A. Santiago, Emily Calderon Galdeano, & Morgan Taylor
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Factbook 2015: The Condition of Latinos in Education

The Latino population is one of the fastest growing demographics in the U.S., rising from 13 percent to 17 percent in the last decade and currently projected to reach 31 percent by 2060.

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Source Organization: 
Other

Latino Jobs Growth Driven by U.S. Born: Immigrants No Longer the Majority of Hispanic Workers

Report Author: 
Rakesh Kochhar
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Jun

Latino Jobs Growth Driven by U.S. Born: Immigrants No Longer the Majority of Hispanic Workers

Since the beginning of the Great Recession, the share of Hispanic immigrant workers has fallen such that, for the first time since 1995, U.S.-born Latinos make up a majority of Hispanic workers in the United States.

Source Organization: 
Pew Hispanic 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.

Source Organization: 
Other

Better Business: How Hispanic Entrepreneurs are Beating Expectations and Bolstering the U.S Economy

Report Author: 
Partnership for a New American Economy & the Latino Donor Collaborative
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Apr

Better Business: How Hispanic Entrepreneurs are Beating Expectations and Bolstering the U.S Economy

Hispanic Americans have increased their rates of self-employment over the past three decades and, as a result, helped prevent worse economic fallout during the recent recession. These are the major findings of Better Business: How Hispanic Entrepreneurs Are Beating Expectations and Bolstering the U.S. Economy.

Source Organization: 
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

The Impact of Temporary Protected Status on Immigrants' Labor Market Outcomes

Report Author: 
Pia M. Orrenius & Madeline Zavodny
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Dec

The Impact of Temporary Protected Status on Immigrants' Labor Market Outcomes

The Impact of temporary protected status on immigrants' labor market outcomes seeks to measure the labor market effects of granting Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to foreign-born residents of the U.S.

Source Organization: 
Other

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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Source Organization: 
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

Is the United States Bad for Children's Health? Risk and Resilience among Young Children of Immigrants

Report Author: 
Jennifer Van Hook, Nancy Landale, & Marianne Hillemeier
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jul

Is the United States Bad for Children's Health? Risk and Resilience among Young Children of Immigrants

Is the United States Bad for Children's Health was written for a health policy symposium convened by MPI in January of 2013. The goal of the symposium was to frame the major policy and practice issues affecting children, birth through age 10, with immigrant parents.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute
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