Pennsylvania

The Contributions of New Americans in Pennsylvania

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Aug

The Contributions of New Americans in Pennsylvania

New American Economy has produced 51 reports on the contributions of new Americans in each of the states and the District of Columbia including the impact of immigrant entrepreneurship on local economies and estimates of the number of jobs that might be created locally from an increase in the availability of employment-based immigrant visas.

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Source Organization: 
Other

Steps to Success: Integrating Immigrant Professionals in the United States

Report Author: 
Amanda Bergon-Shilcock & James Witte
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Oct

Steps to Success: Integrating Immigrant Professionals in the United States

Steps to Success provides a "first-of-its-kind" analysis of the experiences of college-educated immigrants who earned their degrees abroad.  

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Other

The Welcoming Pittsburgh Plan: A Roadmap for Change

Report Author: 
Welcoming Pittsburgh
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jun

The Welcoming Pittsburgh Plan: A Roadmap for Change

Shortly after taking office as Mayor of Pittsburgh in 2014, William Peduto launched the Welcoming Pittsburgh initiative, an effort "to improve quality of life and economic prosperity for immigrants and native born residents alike" and to grow the city's population by 20,000 in ten years' time.

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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.

Source Organization: 
Other

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations

Report Author: 
Neil G. Ruiz
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Aug

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations

The number of foreign students at U.S. universities has increased almost five-fold over the past decade and has simultaneously pumped billions of dollars into local economies.

Source Organization: 
The Brookings Institution

Bridging the Gap for Foreign-Educated Immigrants: A Guide for Community Colleges

Report Author: 
Alexandra Lowe
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

Bridging the Gap for Foreign-Educated Immigrants: A Guide for Community Colleges

Foreign-educated immigrants, i.e. immigrants with college degrees or credits from their home country, often lack the knowledge and resources needed to obtain a job worthy of their educational accomplishments.

Source Organization: 
Center for an Urban Future

Spotlight on Asian American & Pacific Islander Poverty: A Demographic Profile

Report Author: 
Josh Ishimatsu
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jun

Spotlight on Asian American & Pacific Islander Poverty: A Demographic Profile

Produced by national CAPACD, a network of more than 100 community-based organizations and individuals active in 17 states, spotlight on Asian American & Pacific Islander poverty report seeks to illuminate the plight of the nearly two million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) who live in poverty.

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Other

New American Investors Making a Difference in the Economy

Report Author: 
Matthew Kolodziej
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Sep

New American Investors Making a Difference in the Economy

EB-5, the Immigration Investor Program managed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), contributed $2.6 billion to the GDP, supported 33,000 jobs, and created $346 million in federal tax revenue between 2010 and 2011.

Source Organization: 
Immigration Policy Center

Lessons for U.S. Metro Areas: Characteristics and Clustering of High-Tech Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Report Author: 
Cathy Yang Liu, Gary Painter, & Qingfang Wang
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Mar

Lessons for U.S. Metro Areas: Characteristics and Clustering of High-Tech Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Lessons for U.S. Metro Areas: Characteristics and Clustering of High-Tech Immigrant Entrepreneurs examines the importance and impact of high-tech entrepreneurship at local and regional levels and suggests what cities and metros can do to attract and nurture foreign-born entrepreneurs.

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Other
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