Education

The US Eligible-to-Naturalize Population: Detailed Social and Economic Characteristics

Report Author: 
Robert Warren & Donald Kerwin
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Oct

The US Eligible-to-Naturalize Population: Detailed Social and Economic Characteristics

Naturalization is crucial to fully integrating immigrants into U.S. society, yet from 2006 to 2009 only 69 percent of immigrants who were eligible to be naturalized had done so.

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Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth, A Guide for Success in Secondary and Postsecondary Settings

Report Author: 
U.S. Department of Education
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Oct

Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth, A Guide for Success in Secondary and Postsecondary Settings

Only 54 percent of undocumented youth have a high school diploma compared to 82 percent of their American-born counterparts.

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Transatlantic Symposium Report: Improving Instruction for Immigrant and Refugee Students in Secondary Schools

Report Author: 
Margie McHugh & Julie Sugarman
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Nov

Transatlantic Symposium Report: Improving Instruction for Immigrant and Refugee Students in Secondary Schools

Students with a migrant background often fall behind their nonimmigrant peers in academic achievement due to a lack of host-country language and literacy skills. This gap is especially large for language minority (LM) students who migrate during their secondary school years.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Reducing Brain Waste: Creating Career Pathways for Foreign-Educated Immigrants in Washington State

Report Author: 
Vy Nguyen et al
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Reducing Brain Waste: Creating Career Pathways for Foreign-Educated Immigrants in Washington State

Concerned about the growing number of underemployed, foreign-educated immigrants in Washington State, OneAmerica undertook this study to gauge the scope and severity of the problem and to identify effective policy solutions.

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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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The Educational, Psychological, and Social Impact of Discrimination on the Immigrant Child

Report Author: 
Christia Spears Brown
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Sep

The Educational, Psychological, and Social Impact of Discrimination on the Immigrant Child

Prepared for a workshop on the impact of discrimination on immigrant children, held at MPI on November 20, 2014, Educational, Psychological, and Social Impact of

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Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

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.  

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Immigrant integration in North Carolina: A Summit for Cities and Towns

Report Author: 
Latino Migration Project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Immigrant integration in North Carolina: A Summit for Cities and Towns

This publication reviews activities and findings of "Immigrant Integration in North Carolina: A Summit for Cities and Towns," hosted by the Latino Migration Project at the University of North Carolina in September 2014.

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The Welcoming Pittsburgh Plan: A Roadmap for Change

Report Author: 
Welcoming Pittsburgh
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jun

The Welcoming Pittsburgh Plan: A Roadmap for Change

Shortly after taking office as Mayor of Pittsburgh in 2014, William Peduto launched the Welcoming Pittsburgh initiative, an effort "to improve quality of life and economic prosperity for immigrants and native born residents alike" and to grow the city's population by 20,000 in ten years' time.

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