Education

iCount: A Data Quality Movement for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education

Report Author: 
Robert Teranishi, Libby Lok, & Back Mai Dolly Nguyen
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jun

iCount: A Data Quality Movement for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education

Citing numerous calls over the last two decades to disaggregate data so that the educational experiences and outcomes of specific Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) groups are revealed, iCount argues that "the aggregation of AAPI sub-groups into a single data category is a civil rights issue" because it masks significant gaps in educationa

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Improving Cultural Competence: A Treatment Improvement Protocol

Report Author: 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

Improving Cultural Competence: A Treatment Improvement Protocol

With a mission to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness, SAMSHA produces Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIPs) to provide evidence-based and best practice guidance to clinicians, program administrators, and payers.

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U.S. High-Skilled Immigration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Empirical Approaches and Evidence

Report Author: 
William R. Kerr
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Aug

In the 2008 Current Population Survey, immigrants represented 16 percent of the United States workforce with a bachelor's education. Moreover, immigrants accounted for 29 percent of the growth in this workforce during the 1995-2008 period. Exceeding these strong overall contributions, the role of immigrants within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields is even more pronounced. Even so, the importance of the global migration of STEM talent has been under-studied. In this paper, "U.S.

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Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in Post-Recession America

Report Author: 
Jacob L. Vigdor
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Mar

Less noticeable economic and cultural differences between the foreign-born and native-born in the U.S. suggest a level of successful immigrant integration never before seen in U.S. history.

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Immigration in the United States: New Economic, Social, Political Landscapes with Legislative Reform on the Horizon

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Faye Hipsman and Doris Meissner
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Apr

This article provides a sweeping portrait of U.S. immigration history,  with special attention to post-1965 developments, as well as a succinct but comprehensive overview of the U.S. immigration system. Topics covered include: family and employment-based immigration, refugee admissions, temporary visitors, unauthorized immigrants, immigration enforcement, citizenship, and immigrant integration. The authors also probe today's economic, social and political issues as they relate to proposed comprehensive immigration reform. In looking at U.S.

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Migration Policy Institute

Conundrum of an Immigrant: Assimilation versus Cultural Preservation

Report Author: 
Joanna Diane Caytas
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Dec

Noting that "the discourse about the cost and benefits of cultural diversity is intense" both in Europe and North America, this paper reviews the different approaches to diversity, including the traditional model of assimilation, multiculturalism in all its variations, hybrid models,  and structuralism. The author also examines the role of religion in identity formation, as well as the effects of intermarriage.

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Thinking Regionally to Compete Globally: Leveraging Migration and Human Capital in the U.S., Mexico and Central America

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Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Doris Meissner and Eleanor Sohnen
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 May

This is the final report of the Regional Migration Study Group, convened by the Migration Policy Institute and the Wilson Center. Scholars and public officials from the United States, Mexico, El Salvador, and Guatemala participated in the project. The report depicts regional migration less as a problem to be managed and more as a resource to be developed to enhance the competitiveness of North America in the global economy.

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Migration Policy Institute

2013 Immigration and Workforce Study

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National Small Business Association
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Apr

2013 Immigration and Workforce Study (click to view)

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