Education

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

Understanding "Canadian Exceptionalism" in Immigration and Pluralism Policy

Report Author: 
Irene Bloemraad
Original Date of Publication: 
2012 Jul

This paper explores why "Canada is far more open to, and optimistic about, immigration" than the United States and countries in Europe. Despite having the highest proportion of immigrants to total population of any other Western country (about 20 percent), public opinion polls suggest that Canada is a "striking outlier." As an example, about two-thirds of Canadians in 2010 said that the number of immigrants coming to Canada was "about right."

The author cites a number of reasons for these positive attitudes including:  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute
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