Midwest

Enforcement, Integration, and the Future of Immigration Federalism

Report Author: 
Cristina Rodriguez
Original Date of Publication: 
2017 Jun

In this paper, the author looks at the tension between federal and state and local policies on immigration enforcement and integration.

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Other

Immigration a Demographic Lifeline in Midwestern Metros

Report Author: 
Rob Paral
Original Date of Publication: 
2017 Mar

Immigration a Demographic Lifeline in Midwestern Metros

This paper, updating a 2014 report published by the Chicago Council, examines changing demographics in 46 metro areas in 12 Midwest states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. In these metro areas, population growth between 2000 and 2017 has been approximately half the national average.

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Other

How Americans View Immigrants, and What They Want from Immigration Reform: Findings from the 2015 American Values Atlas

Report Author: 
Robert P. Jones, Daniel Cox, Betsy Cooper, & Richard Lienesch
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Mar

How Americans View Immigrants, and What They Want from Immigration Reform: Findings from the 2015 American Values Atlas

The Public Religion Research Institute's 2015 American Values Atlas is based on interviews, conducted with a random sample of 42,000 American adults. The large sample size allows for analysis at the state and metropolitan level.

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Other

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

Reimagining the Midwest: Immigration Initiatives and the Capacity of Local Leadership

Report Author: 
Juliana Kerr, Paul McDaniel, Melissa Guinan
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Sep

Reimagining the Midwest:  Immigration Initiatives and the Capacity of Local Leadership

In the face of federal inaction on immigration policy, city, state and regional leaders in the Midwest are implementing measures to encourage economic growth and build stronger communities by integrating immigrants.

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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

Meeting the Need? English Language Learners and Immigrant Adult Learners in the Illinois Adult Education System

Report Author: 
Rob Paral and Associates
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Sep

 

Meeting the Need? English Language Learners and Immigrant Adult Learners in the Illinois Adult Education System (click for full report)

This report seeks to understand the special education needs of adult English language learners (ELLs) in the state of Illinois.

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Other
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