Women

"You Don't Have Rights Here" US Border Screening and Returns of Central Americans to Risk of Serious Harm

Report Author: 
Clara Long
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

"You Don't Have Rights Here" US Border Screening and Returns of Central Americans to Risk of Serious Harm

For this report, Human Rights Watch (HRW) collected data from more than 683,000 Customs and Border Protection (CBP) apprehensions between 2011 and 2012 and interviewed 35 Central American migrants in 2014 who had recently been deported to Honduras or who were in US detention.  

Source Organization: 
Other

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

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

How Changes in Immigration Policy Might Affect the Federal Budget

Report Author: 
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

How Changes in Immigration Policy Might Affect the Federal Budget

How changes in immigration policy might affect the federal budget discusses how changes in immigration legislation might affect portions of the federal budget, including immigrant eligibility for public benefits and the share of tax revenues derived from immigrants.

Source Organization: 
American Federation of Teachers

Black and Immigrant: Exploring the Effects of Ethnicity and Foreign-Born Status on Infant Health

Report Author: 
Tiffany L. Green
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Sep

Black and Immigrant: Exploring the Effects of Ethnicity and Foreign-Born Status on Infant Health challenges earlier research suggesting "superior" birth outcomes among immigrant mothers when compared to their native born counterparts. Most immigrant birth-outcome studies were based on data derived primarily from Mexican immigrant mothers.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Discharge, Deportation and Dangerous Journeys: A Study on the Practice of Medical Repatriation

Report Author: 
Pyo Lee, Erica Sibley, Todd Tolin and Sarah Vader Woud
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Dec

Discharge, Deportation and Dangerous Journeys: A Study on the Practice of Medical Repatriation reviews almost 1,000 cases of forced or coerced medical repatriation, defined as the decision of a hospital to return a critically injured or ill immigrant patient back to his/her native country without consent. Often, the quality of care available to these patients is inferior, family members and support networks are missing, and patients suffer and die.

Source Organization: 
Seton Hall University School of Law

Maximizing Health Care Reform for New York's Immigrants

Report Author: 
New York Immigration Coalition, Empire Justice Center and NYS Health Foundation
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Feb

Maximizing Health Care Reform for New York's Immigrants contains a set of recommendations on how New York can maximize the inclusion of immigrants in health care reform. The authors also devote special attention to immigrants left out of federal reform. The paper is divided into five major sections: eligibility of non-citizens to participate in New York's Health Benefit Exchange; documentation and verification requirements; marketing and outreach to immigrant communities; community input and monitoring; and maintaining safety net services for the residual uninsured population.

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Other

National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care

Report Author: 
Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Apr

First developed by OMH in 2000, the national CLAS Standards have been widely circulated and implemented. In 2010, OMH launched a project to update the Standards to reflect growth in the field of cultural competency and increasing diversity in the nation. The new Standards emerged out of an extensive consultation process with stakeholders and experts, many of whom recommended clarification as to the Standards' intention, terminology and implementation strategies.

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Other
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