Economics

Immigrants and Billion Dollar Startups

Report Author: 
Stuart Anderson
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Mar

Immigrants and Billion Dollar Startups

Immigrants have founded 44 of the 87 U.S. startup companies valued at 1 billion dollars or more.

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Other

Midwest Diagnosis: Immigration Reform and the Healthcare Sector

Report Author: 
Nicole Fisher
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Mar

Midwest Diagnosis: Immigration Reform and the Healthcare Sector

The supply of native-born health care professionals is not keeping pace with the rising demand for health care workers in the Midwest, especially to serve the rapidly growing elderly population.

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Other

Undocumented Immigrants’ State & Local Tax Contributions

Report Author: 
Lisa Christensen Gee, Matthews Gardner, & Meg Wiehe
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Feb

Undocumented Immigrants’ State & Local Tax Contributions

Undocumented immigrants in the United States pay a significant proportion of their income in state and local taxes and could potentially pay more through implementation of the Obama administration’s executive actions or passage of comprehensive immigration reform.

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Other

Building Community Partnerships to Serve Immigrant Workers

Report Author: 
Darlene G. Miller and Nancy Poppe
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 May

Building Community Partnerships to Serve Immigrant Workers

As the U.S. population ages and baby-boomers retire, the U.S. will fall short of 5 million workers by 2020.

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Other

Immigration Policy and the Search for Skilled Workers

Report Author: 
Gail Cohen, Aqila Coulthurst & Joe Alper
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Sep

Immigration Policy and the Search for Skilled Workers

The importance of high-skilled labor in the global economy is increasing as the development and dissemination of scientific knowledge become crucial to maintaining a competitive advantage.

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Other

State of Latino Entrepreneurship: Research Report 2015

Report Author: 
Douglas Rivers, Jerry Porras, Remy Arteaga, Tiq Chapa, & Jessica Salinas
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Nov

State of Latino Entrepreneurship: Research Report 2015

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Other

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Welcoming Cities: Lessons from Chicago, Dayton, and Nashville

Report Author: 
Paul N. McDaniel
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Feb

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Welcoming Cities: Lessons from Chicago, Dayton, and Nashville

Playing a disproportionately large role in revitalizing communities throughout the United States, immigrant entrepreneurs should be considered in policies and initiatives seeking to boost overall economic wellbeing.

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Other

How For-profit Companies Are Driving Immigrant Detention Policies

Report Author: 
Sharita Gruberg
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Dec

How For-profit Companies Are Driving Immigrant Detention Policies

Since 2005, revenues for the two biggest for-profit prison companies (Corrections Corporation of America and Geo Group, Inc.) have doubled.

Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress
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