Women

Characteristics of the European Born in the United States

Report Author: 
David Dixon
Original Date of Publication: 
2005 Feb

Characteristics of the European Born in the United States (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Chinese Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Aaron Terrazas and Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 May

Chinese Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Central American Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Aaron Terrazas
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Jan

Central American Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

The 2.9 million Central American immigrants living in the United States were more likely than both the native-born and the foreign-born population overall to be of working age and to be participating in the U.S. labor force. MPI's Aaron Terrazas examines the population's size, geographic distribution and demographic characteristics. 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

The Foreign-born from Canada in the United States

Report Author: 
Betsy Cooper and Elizabeth Grieco
Original Date of Publication: 
2004 Aug

The Foreign-born from Canada in the United States (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Asian Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 May

Asian Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Immigrants from Asia accounted for about 28 percent of the total US foreign-born population in 2009. The MPI examines the social and economic profiles of the foreign born from this region. 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

African Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Kristen McCabe
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Jul

African Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

The 1.5 million African immigrants residing in the United States in 2009 accounted for 3.9 percent of all U.S. immigrants. The MPI examines the origins, socioeconomic characteristics and legal status of the African-born immigrant population in this comprehensive essay complete with data lists, charts, anwers to comon questions and additional resources.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Early Care and Education for Children in Immigrant Families

Report Author: 
Lynn A. Karoly Gabriella C. Gonzalez
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Apr

Early Care and Education for Children in Immigrant Families (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

Deeper into the Shadows: The Unintended Consequences of Immigration Worksite Enforcement

Report Author: 
Jeffrey Kaye
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Feb

 

Before the onset of the Great Recession, immigrant labor was cited as a boon to the US economy. Since the economic downturn in 2008 and the rise in US unemployment, some analysts and politicians have turned on that immigrant workforce and their employers, arguing that deporting eight million undocumented immigrant workers would create eight million new jobs for the native-born.

Source Organization: 
Immigration Policy Center
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