Oregon

Providing Immigrants A Springboard into the Workforce

Report Author: 
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Original Date of Publication: 
2017 Apr

Portland Community College (PCC), in Portland, Oregon, is a state leader in developing and implementing integrated education and training programs. The college’s innovative Adult Basic Skills (ABS) Career Pathways program offers nonnative English speakers, immigrants, GED students, and developmental education students an accelerated path to build their academic, language, and job skills concurrently. Students take a contextualized academic skill-building support course in tandem with their college classes to earn a Career Pathways credential, usually in just 6 to 9 months.

Source Organization: 
Other

The Contributions of New Americans in Oregon

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

The Contributions of New Americans in Oregon

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

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

Factbook 2015: The Condition of Latinos in Education

Report Author: 
Deborah A. Santiago, Emily Calderon Galdeano, & Morgan Taylor
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Factbook 2015: The Condition of Latinos in Education

The Latino population is one of the fastest growing demographics in the U.S., rising from 13 percent to 17 percent in the last decade and currently projected to reach 31 percent by 2060.

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Source Organization: 
Other

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.

Source Organization: 
Other

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.

Source Organization: 
Other

Public Safety Programs for the Immigrant Community

Report Author: 
National League of Cities' Center for Research and Innovation
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Jan

Public Safety Programs for the Immigrant Community 

This report provides short descriptions of model police outreach programs to immigrant populations in 17 U.S. cities of diverse size and location including contacts for additional information.

Source Organization: 
National League of Cities

Potential Economic Impacts in Oregon of Implementing Proposed Department of Homeland Security “No Match” Immigration Rules

Report Author: 
William Jaeger
Original Date of Publication: 
2009 Jun

This study evaluates the impact of implementing a strict “No Match” immigration rule on
Oregon’s economy. The analysis assumes that such a policy would lead to the departure of
Oregon’s estimated 150,000 undocumented immigrants, of which 97,500 are estimated to be part of Oregon’s workforce. The main findings of the study are as follows:

1. In the immediate or short run, the loss of undocumented workers in Oregon which

Source Organization: 
Coalition for a Working Oregon
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