Education

A Rising Share of the U.S. Black Population is Foreign Born

Report Author: 
MONICA ANDERSON
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Apr

A Rising Share of the U.S. Black Population is Foreign Born

Since 2000, the foreign-born black population in the U.S. has increased by 56 percent, going from more than 2.4 million to nearly 3.8 million.

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Other

State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

Report Author: 
Karthick Ramakrishnan & Farah A. Ahmad
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Apr

State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

During the last decade, more immigrants came to the U.S. from Asia than from any other region of the world, including Latin America. However, as authors Karthick Ramakrishnan and Farah A. Ahmad argue, data on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are not easily available or presented in an accessible fashion.

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Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress

Intersecting Inequalities: Research to Reduce Inequality for Immigrant Origin Children and Youth

Report Author: 
Carola Suarez-Orozco, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, & Vivian Tseng
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Feb

Intersecting Inequalities: Research to Reduce Inequality for Immigrant Origin Children and Youth

Intersecting Inequalities summarizes what current research suggests are the six major risk factors confronting immigrant-origin youth: low levels of parental education and employment, poverty, recent arrival in the U.S.

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Other

Does Immigration Impact Institutions?

Report Author: 
J. R. Clark, Robert A. Lawson, Alex Nowrasteh, Benjamin Powell, & Ryan Murphy
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 May

Does Immigration Impact Institutions?

While the economic benefits of immigration are well documented, little research has focused on the impact of immigration on the institutions of host countries.

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Other

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations

Report Author: 
Neil G. Ruiz
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Aug

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations

The number of foreign students at U.S. universities has increased almost five-fold over the past decade and has simultaneously pumped billions of dollars into local economies.

Source Organization: 
The Brookings Institution

Investing in English Skills: The Limited English Proficient Workforce in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

Report Author: 
Jill H. Wilson
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Sep

Investing in English Skills: The Limited English Proficient Workforce in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

In this report, author Jill H. Wilson utilizes 2012 American Community Survey data to examine the Limited English Proficient (LEP) population in the U.S. and the metropolitan areas where they reside.

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Source Organization: 
The Brookings Institution

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

Preparing the Children of Immigrants for Early Academic Success

Report Author: 
Robert Crosnoe
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jul

Preparing the Children of Immigrants for Early Academic Success

This report begins with a discussion of the  "immigrant paradox in education,"  a phenomenon observed by some researchers in which immigrant children "tend to do better academically and behaviorally than their families socioeconomic circumstances suggest they will."  

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Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Embracing Linguistic Diversity: The Role of Teacher Leaders in Building Seattle's Pipeline of International Schools

Report Author: 
Mariana Haynes
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Oct

Embracing Linguistic Diversity: The Role of Teacher Leaders in Building Seattle's Pipeline of International Schools

This report discusses why and how the U.S. education system needs to change in order to accommodate the increasing number of linguistically diverse students in America.

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Other
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