Research

Better Immigrant Integration Leads to Economic Growth

Report Author: 
Mary Giovagnoli
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Sep

Better Immigrant Integration Leads to Economic Growth (click to view)

Becoming a citizen is hard work. A new country, new rules, high costs and little targeted support for new immigrants make what should be a journey of exploration and opportunity one that may be frustrating and lonely.

Source Organization: 
Immigration Impact

Bridging the Ethnic Generation Gap: Why an Aging Population Will Depend on a New Generation of Workers

Report Author: 
Walter Ewing
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Sep

Bridging the Ethnic Generation Gap (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

Chinese Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Aaron Terrazas and Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 May

Chinese Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Central American Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Aaron Terrazas
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Jan

Central American Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

The 2.9 million Central American immigrants living in the United States were more likely than both the native-born and the foreign-born population overall to be of working age and to be participating in the U.S. labor force. MPI's Aaron Terrazas examines the population's size, geographic distribution and demographic characteristics. 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

The Foreign-born from Canada in the United States

Report Author: 
Betsy Cooper and Elizabeth Grieco
Original Date of Publication: 
2004 Aug

The Foreign-born from Canada in the United States (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Asian Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 May

Asian Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Immigrants from Asia accounted for about 28 percent of the total US foreign-born population in 2009. The MPI examines the social and economic profiles of the foreign born from this region. 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

African Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Kristen McCabe
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Jul

African Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

The 1.5 million African immigrants residing in the United States in 2009 accounted for 3.9 percent of all U.S. immigrants. The MPI examines the origins, socioeconomic characteristics and legal status of the African-born immigrant population in this comprehensive essay complete with data lists, charts, anwers to comon questions and additional resources.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Maps of the Foreign-Born in the United States

Report Author: 
Migration Policy Institute
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Oct

Maps of the Foreign-Born in the United States (click to view)

Six maps showing the distribution of immigrants by county, including the total foreign-born population and the five largest foreign-born groups according to the results of Census 2000. The maps include:

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Maps of the Foreign-Born in the United States

Report Author: 
Migration Policy Institute
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Oct

Maps of the Foreign-Born in the United States (click to view)

Six maps showing the distribution of immigrants by county, including the total foreign-born population and the five largest foreign-born groups according to the results of Census 2000. The maps include:

 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute