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Challenges in Accessing Early Childhood Education and Care for Children in Refugee Families in Massachusetts

Report Author: 
Jeff Gross & Christine Ntagengwa
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Mar

Challenges in Accessing Early Childhood Education and Care for Children in Refugee Families in Massachusetts

Refugee parents often have greater difficulty accessing high-quality childcare than their native-born counterparts. However, Massachusetts has made significant inroads in addressing this gap as the first state to create an agency with the sole focus of managing and improving early childhood education and care (ECEC).

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Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Midwest Diagnosis: Immigration Reform and the Healthcare Sector

Report Author: 
Nicole Fisher
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Mar

Midwest Diagnosis: Immigration Reform and the Healthcare Sector

The supply of native-born health care professionals is not keeping pace with the rising demand for health care workers in the Midwest, especially to serve the rapidly growing elderly population.

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Other

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

Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth, A Guide for Success in Secondary and Postsecondary Settings

Report Author: 
U.S. Department of Education
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Oct

Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth, A Guide for Success in Secondary and Postsecondary Settings

Only 54 percent of undocumented youth have a high school diploma compared to 82 percent of their American-born counterparts.

Source Organization: 
Other

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.

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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
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