Education

Economic Progress via Legalization: Lessons from the Last Legalization Program

Report Author: 
Rob Paral and Associates with Madura Wijewardena and Walter Ewing (IPC)
Original Date of Publication: 
2009 Nov

Economic Progress via Legalization

Economic Progress via Legalization: Lessons from the Last Legalization Program looks at the economic outcomes for beneficiaries of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986.  

Source Organization: 
Immigration Policy Center

Legalize Who?: A Portrait of the 11 Million Unauthorized Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Immigration Policy Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jan

In Congress' immigration debate, the central question is typically what to do about the 11 million unauthorized immigrants living and working in the United States (2012). The media often portrays this population as barely literate young men who pour over the southern border and live solitary lives rather than providing a nuanced understanding of who the 11 million really are: adults and children, mothers and fathers, homeowners and churchgoers who are invested in their communities.  

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Source Organization: 
Immigration Policy Center

The Economic Impact of the Mexico-California Relationship

Report Author: 
Jeronimo Cortina, Rodolfo de la Garza, Sandra Bejarano and Andrew Wainer
Original Date of Publication: 
2005 Aug

The Economic Impact of the Mexico-California Relationship (click for web version)  

Tomas Rivera - California Mexico

Source Organization: 
University of Southern California

Critical Assets: The State of Immigrants in Virginia’s Economy

Report Author: 
Sara Okos, Sookyung Oh and Michael Cassidy
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Oct

Critical Assets: The State of Immigrants in Virginia's Economy

Immigrants in Virginia are well educated, more prosperous than their counterparts nationally and more likely to be business owners than native-born Virginians, finds this study by The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis.  

Source Organization: 
Other

College-Educated Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Qingqing Ji and Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Dec

"College-Educated Immigrants in the United States" (click to view)

Contrary to a widely held view, immigrants in the United States have an expansive range of education levels with about one in three immigrants having obtained a college degree.  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas: Changing Workforce and Family Demographics, Volume I

Report Author: 
Randy Capps, Kristen McCabe, Michael Fix and Ying Huang
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jan

A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas: Changing Workforce and Family Demographics, Volume 1

A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas Changing Workforce and Family Demographics

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

America’s Advantage: A Handbook on Immigration and Economic Growth

Report Author: 
Matthew Denhart
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Mar

America’s Advantage: A Handbook on Immigration and Economic Growth

America’s Advantage: A Handbook on Immigration and Economic Growth paints a sweeping portrait of America's immigrants to show their value to our history, society, culture and economy. 

Source Organization: 
Other

Help Wanted: The Role of Foreign Workers in the Innovation Economy

Report Author: 
Partnership for a New American Economy, Information Technology Industry Council and U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Nov

Help Wanted: The Role of Foreign Workers in the Innovation Economy (click to view)

Source Organization: 
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
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