Northeast

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.

Source Organization: 
Other

The Search for Skills: Demand for H-1B Immigrant Workers in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

Report Author: 
Neil G. Ruiz, Jill H. Wilson and Shyamali Choudhury
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jul

The Search for Skills H1B Demand

This timely analysis of the geography of H-1B visa requests reveals that demand for H-1B workers has fluctuated with economic and political cycles over the last decade and reflects a wide range of employers’ needs for high-skilled temporary workers.  

Source Organization: 
The Brookings Institution

The Academic Achievement of Latino Students in Boston Public Schools

Report Author: 
Faye Karp
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Apr

This report examines the SY2006-SY2009 MCAS ELA and Math achievement of Latino students in Boston Public Schools. It finds that Latino students constitute the largest racial/ethnic student group in Boston Public Schools (43.0 percent in SY2012) and the only racial/ethnic group to grow in numbers from SY2006 to SY2009. In SY2009, Latino students had the highest rates of poverty, mobility, chronic absence and grade retention in Boston Public Schools.

Source Organization: 
University of Massachusetts

Massachusetts Immigrants by the Numbers, Second Edition

Report Author: 
Alan Clayton-Matthews and Paul Watanabe
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Mar

Massachusetts Immigrants by the Numbers, Second Edition: Demographic Characteristics and Economic Footprint contains the most credible information to date on immigration in Massachusetts.  

Source Organization: 
The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.

Immigrants in the New York Metro Area Economy: Detail by Country of Origin

Report Author: 
Fiscal Policy Institute
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Jan

A thorough and yet easy-to-understand breakdown of metro New York's immigrant population by country of origin including their economic impact. It begains with a nationwide survey of immigrant popoulations and ecnomic impact by city.

The city-wide data sows, in order of population impact: Dominican Republic, Mexico, India, China, Jamaica, Ecuador, Colombia, Guyana and British Guiana, Philippines, Haiti, El Salvador, Korea, Trinidad and Tobago, Poland, Peru, Italy, Russia and other USSR, Ukraine, Pakistan, Cuba, Bangladesh and Hong Kong.

Source Organization: 
Fiscal Policy Institute

Dominican Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Elizabeth Grieco
Original Date of Publication: 
2004 Oct

Dominican Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

A Thousand Cuts

Report Author: 
David Jason Fischer and John Twomey
Original Date of Publication: 
2007 Feb

This report by the Center and New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals, Inc. (NYATEP) finds that now, more than ever, New York needs a strong workforce development system--but declining funds and uncoordinated programs are obstacles to progress.

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Source Organization: 
Center for an Urban Future
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