Students

Transatlantic Symposium Report: Improving Instruction for Immigrant and Refugee Students in Secondary Schools

Report Author: 
Margie McHugh & Julie Sugarman
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Nov

Transatlantic Symposium Report: Improving Instruction for Immigrant and Refugee Students in Secondary Schools

Students with a migrant background often fall behind their nonimmigrant peers in academic achievement due to a lack of host-country language and literacy skills. This gap is especially large for language minority (LM) students who migrate during their secondary school years.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

From Parent to Child? Transmission of Educational Attainment Within Immigrant Families: Methodological Considerations

Report Author: 
Renee Reichl Luthra & Thomas Soehl
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Mar

From Parent to Child? Transmission of Educational Attainment Within Immigrant Families: Methodological Considerations

Children of immigrants comprise more than 20 percent of the U.S. population under the age of 18.

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Source Organization: 
Other

The Welcoming Pittsburgh Plan: A Roadmap for Change

Report Author: 
Welcoming Pittsburgh
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jun

The Welcoming Pittsburgh Plan: A Roadmap for Change

Shortly after taking office as Mayor of Pittsburgh in 2014, William Peduto launched the Welcoming Pittsburgh initiative, an effort "to improve quality of life and economic prosperity for immigrants and native born residents alike" and to grow the city's population by 20,000 in ten years' time.

Source Organization: 
Other

Chinese Immigration in the United States

Report Author: 
Kate Hooper and Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Chinese Immigration in the United States

Chinese immigrants to the U.S. tend to be more highly educated and earn higher wages than both their native-born and foreign-born counterparts. This is one of the findings of "Chinese Immigrants in the United States," a brief by the Migration Policy Institute.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

Report Author: 
Karthick Ramakrishnan & Farah A. Ahmad
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Apr

State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

During the last decade, more immigrants came to the U.S. from Asia than from any other region of the world, including Latin America. However, as authors Karthick Ramakrishnan and Farah A. Ahmad argue, data on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are not easily available or presented in an accessible fashion.

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Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress

Missing in Action: Job-Driven Educational Pathways for Unauthorized Youth and Adults

Report Author: 
Rachel Unrah & Amanda Bergson-Shilcock
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Feb

Missing in Action: Job-Driven Educational Pathways for Unauthorized Youth and Adults

Missing in Action examines the disconnect between the manpower needs of the American economy and the educational and training requirements imposed on undocumented immigrants seeking to regularize their status.

Source Organization: 
Other

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

Intersecting Inequalities: Research to Reduce Inequality for Immigrant Origin Children and Youth

Report Author: 
Carola Suarez-Orozco, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, & Vivian Tseng
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Feb

Intersecting Inequalities: Research to Reduce Inequality for Immigrant Origin Children and Youth

Intersecting Inequalities summarizes what current research suggests are the six major risk factors confronting immigrant-origin youth: low levels of parental education and employment, poverty, recent arrival in the U.S.

Source Organization: 
Other

Creating Conditions to Support Healthy People: State Policies that Affect the Health of Undocumented Immigrants and their Families

Report Author: 
Michael A. Rodríguez, Maria-Elena Young, & Steven P. Wallace
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Apr

Creating Conditions to Support Healthy People: State Policies that Affect the Health of Undocumented Immigrants and their Families

Creating Conditions to Support Healthy People attempts to rank states according to their record in promoting the health of undocumented immigrants.

Source Organization: 
Other

Share of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers in Production, Construction Jobs Falls Since 2007: In States, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Construction are Top Industries

Report Author: 
JEFFREY S. PASSEL AND D’VERA COHN
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Mar

Share of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers in Production, Construction Jobs Falls Since 2007

Analyzing data from the US Census Bureau's American Community Survey and the Current Population Survey, Share of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers in Production examines the unauthorized immigrant workforce by occupation and industry, with particular attention to changes since the Great Recession o

Source Organization: 
Pew Hispanic Center
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