Economics

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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Source Organization: 
Other

Engaging Employers in Immigrant Integration

Report Author: 
María E. Enchautegui
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Aug

Engaging Employers in Immigrant Integration

Immigrants make up an outsized share of America’s workforce compared to their share of population, and the country’s competitive advantage depends in part on how successfully employers integrate immigrant workers into the economy.

Source Organization: 
The Urban Institute

Guide to Immigrant Economic Development

Report Author: 
Steve Tobocman
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jul

Guide to Immigrant Economic Development

According to Tobocman, the last half-decade has seen a convergence of interest between economic development specialists and advocates for immigrant integration.

Source Organization: 
Other

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.  

Source Organization: 
Other

Giving Cities and Regions a Voice in Immigration Policy: Can National Policies Meet Local Demand

Report Author: 
Madeleine Sumption
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Jul

Giving Cities and Regions a Voice in Immigration Policy: Can National Policies Meet Local Demand

What are the potential gains and drawbacks to programs designed to give cities and regions greater control over immigrant admission?  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Revitalizing Detroit: Is There a Role for Immigration?

Report Author: 
Steve Tobocman
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Aug

Revitalizing Detroit: Is There a Role for Immigration?

Over the past 50 years, Detroit has suffered from a spate of problems associated with urban decay culminating in its filing for bankruptcy in 2013, the largest American municipality to do so.

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Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute
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