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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

Missing in Action: Job-Driven Educational Pathways for Unauthorized Youth and Adults

Report Author: 
Rachel Unrah & Amanda Bergson-Shilcock
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Feb

Missing in Action: Job-Driven Educational Pathways for Unauthorized Youth and Adults

Missing in Action examines the disconnect between the manpower needs of the American economy and the educational and training requirements imposed on undocumented immigrants seeking to regularize their status.

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Other

Intersecting Inequalities: Research to Reduce Inequality for Immigrant Origin Children and Youth

Report Author: 
Carola Suarez-Orozco, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, & Vivian Tseng
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Feb

Intersecting Inequalities: Research to Reduce Inequality for Immigrant Origin Children and Youth

Intersecting Inequalities summarizes what current research suggests are the six major risk factors confronting immigrant-origin youth: low levels of parental education and employment, poverty, recent arrival in the U.S.

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Other

Does Immigration Impact Institutions?

Report Author: 
J. R. Clark, Robert A. Lawson, Alex Nowrasteh, Benjamin Powell, & Ryan Murphy
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 May

Does Immigration Impact Institutions?

While the economic benefits of immigration are well documented, little research has focused on the impact of immigration on the institutions of host countries.

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Source Organization: 
Other

Undocumented Immigrants' State and Local Tax Contributions

Report Author: 
Matthew Gardner, Sebastian Johnson, & Meg Wiehe
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Apr

Undocumented Immigrants' State and Local Tax Contributions

New data on unauthorized immigrants as taxpayers demonstrate how some immigration reform policies will affect tax revenue for state and local governments.

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Source Organization: 
Other

2015 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity: National Trends

Report Author: 
Robert W. Fairlie, Arnobio Morelix, E.J. Reedy, & Joshua Russell
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jun

2015 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity: National Trends

Immigrants now account for 28.5 percent of all new entrepreneurs in the United States and are almost twice as likely than the native-born to become entrepreneurs (0.52 percent for the foreign-born vs. 0.27 percent for the native-born).

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Other

Hispanic Immigration and US Economic Growth

Report Author: 
IHS Economics
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Feb

Hispanic Immigration and US Economic Growth   

The growth rate of the U.S. economy's labor force will decrease to around 0.6 percent per year from 2020 to 2034 as Baby Boomers continue to retire in large numbers.

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Other

The Budgetary and Economic Costs of Addressing Unauthorized Immigration: Alternative Strategies

Report Author: 
Ben Gitis & Laura Collins
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Mar

The Budgetary and Economic Costs of Addressing Unauthorized Immigration: Alternative Strategies

Unauthorized immigrants play a significant economic role in the U.S. making up 6.4 percent of the work force. The Budgetary and Economic Cost of Addressing Unauthorized Immigration examines the impact that strict immigration law enforcement would have on the economy.

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Other

Ideas that Innovate: State and Local Policies

Report Author: 
WE Global Network
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Apr

Ideas that Innovate: State and Local Policies

An increasing number of Rust Belt communities are introducing new initiatives to capitalize on the immigrant contributions to local economic growth and prosperity.

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Other
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