National

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

Immigration Policy and the Search for Skilled Workers

Report Author: 
Gail Cohen, Aqila Coulthurst & Joe Alper
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Sep

Immigration Policy and the Search for Skilled Workers

The importance of high-skilled labor in the global economy is increasing as the development and dissemination of scientific knowledge become crucial to maintaining a competitive advantage.

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Source Organization: 
Other

State of Latino Entrepreneurship: Research Report 2015

Report Author: 
Douglas Rivers, Jerry Porras, Remy Arteaga, Tiq Chapa, & Jessica Salinas
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Nov

State of Latino Entrepreneurship: Research Report 2015

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Source Organization: 
Other

How For-profit Companies Are Driving Immigrant Detention Policies

Report Author: 
Sharita Gruberg
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Dec

How For-profit Companies Are Driving Immigrant Detention Policies

Since 2005, revenues for the two biggest for-profit prison companies (Corrections Corporation of America and Geo Group, Inc.) have doubled.

Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress

The US Eligible-to-Naturalize Population: Detailed Social and Economic Characteristics

Report Author: 
Robert Warren & Donald Kerwin
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Oct

The US Eligible-to-Naturalize Population: Detailed Social and Economic Characteristics

Naturalization is crucial to fully integrating immigrants into U.S. society, yet from 2006 to 2009 only 69 percent of immigrants who were eligible to be naturalized had done so.

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Source Organization: 
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

Engaging Employers in Immigrant Integration

Report Author: 
María E. Enchautegui
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Aug

Engaging Employers in Immigrant Integration

Immigrants make up an outsized share of America’s workforce compared to their share of population, and the country’s competitive advantage depends in part on how successfully employers integrate immigrant workers into the economy.

Source Organization: 
The Urban Institute
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