California

BREAKING THE BARRIERS: The Promise of Citizenship for Los Angeles County

Report Author: 
Manuel Pastor, Justin Scoggins, Jared Sanchez, and Rhonda Ortiz
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 May

BREAKING THE BARRIERS: The Promise of Citizenship for Los Angeles County

Naturalization brings economic and civic benefits, and Los Angeles County is in a unique position to realize those gains with nearly one-tenth of the nation’s eligible-to-naturalize adults.

Source Organization: 
University of Southern California

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

European Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Jie Zong & Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Dec

European Immigrants in the United States

European immigrants were once the backbone of U.S. immigration; however, after the Immigration Act of 1965 abolished national-origin quotas that gave preference to Europeans, their migration share has fallen from 75 percent in 1960 to 11 percent in 2014.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

From Parent to Child? Transmission of Educational Attainment Within Immigrant Families: Methodological Considerations

Report Author: 
Renee Reichl Luthra & Thomas Soehl
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Mar

From Parent to Child? Transmission of Educational Attainment Within Immigrant Families: Methodological Considerations

Children of immigrants comprise more than 20 percent of the U.S. population under the age of 18.

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Source Organization: 
Other

Guide to Immigrant Economic Development

Report Author: 
Steve Tobocman
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jul

Guide to Immigrant Economic Development

According to Tobocman, the last half-decade has seen a convergence of interest between economic development specialists and advocates for immigrant integration.

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.  

Source Organization: 
Other

Giving Cities and Regions a Voice in Immigration Policy: Can National Policies Meet Local Demand

Report Author: 
Madeleine Sumption
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Jul

Giving Cities and Regions a Voice in Immigration Policy: Can National Policies Meet Local Demand

What are the potential gains and drawbacks to programs designed to give cities and regions greater control over immigrant admission?  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute
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