Civil Rights

Children Fleeing Central America: Stories from the Front Lines in Florida

Report Author: 
Cheryl Little
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Aug

Children Fleeing Central America: Stories from the Front Lines in Florida

Since 2009, thousands of unaccompanied children in the "Northern Triangle" - Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador - have fled their homes in search of a better life in the United States.

Source Organization: 
Other

"You Don't Have Rights Here" US Border Screening and Returns of Central Americans to Risk of Serious Harm

Report Author: 
Clara Long
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

"You Don't Have Rights Here" US Border Screening and Returns of Central Americans to Risk of Serious Harm

For this report, Human Rights Watch (HRW) collected data from more than 683,000 Customs and Border Protection (CBP) apprehensions between 2011 and 2012 and interviewed 35 Central American migrants in 2014 who had recently been deported to Honduras or who were in US detention.  

Source Organization: 
Other

Understanding the Organization, Operation, and Victimization Process of Labor Trafficking in the United States

Report Author: 
Colleen Owens, Meredith Dank, Amy Farrell, Justin Breaux, Isela Banuelos, Rebecca Pfeffer, Ryan Heitsmith, Katie Bright, & Jack McDevitt
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

Understanding the Organization, Operation, and Victimization Process of Labor Trafficking in the United States

With funding from the National Institute of Justice (Office of Justice Programs), this study is the first of its kind to examine the organization, operation, and victimization process of labor trafficking across multiple industries in the U.S.

Source Organization: 
The Urban Institute

Profiling the Eligible to Naturalize

Report Author: 
Manuel Pastor, Patrick Oakford & Hared Sanchez
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Nov

 

Profiling the Eligible to Naturalize  

Profiling the eligible to naturalize suggests that naturalization rates would improve substantially if fee waivers, currently available to those earning below 150 percent of the poverty level, were also available to those earning between 150 percent and 250 percent of the poverty line.  

 

Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress

Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets! Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Report Author: 
Sasha Costanza-Chock
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets! Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Out of the shadows, into the streets examines the role of "media ecology" in the formation, organization, and development of the immigrant rights movement in the United States. 

Source Organization: 
Other

Citizenship Matters: How Children of Immigrants Will Sway the Future of Politics

Report Author: 
Manuel Pastor, Justin Scoggins, Vanessa Carter & Jared Sanchez
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Jul

Citizenship Matters: How Children of Immigrants Will Sway the Future of Politics

Citizenship Matters assesses the long-term political consequences of a failure to pass comprehensive immigration reform. They argue that those who fear that a path to citizenship for the undocumented will be a path to defeat for the Republican Party are misguided in their thinking.

Source Organization: 
Center for American Progress

The Changing Face of the Nation: How Hispanic and Asian Voters Could Reshape the Electorate in Key States

Report Author: 
Partnership for a New American Economy
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

The Changing Face of the Nation: How Hispanic and Asian Voters Could Reshape the Electorate in Key States

The authors of this study ask: who will replace the baby boomers in the American voting booth? As the older, largely white generation passes on, a major demographic shift will take place as 25.6 million Asian and Hispanic voters succeed them and in the process reshape future U.S. presidential elections.

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Source Organization: 
Other

Why Don't They Naturalize? Voices from the Dominican Community

Report Author: 
Alan Hyde, Ray A. Mateo and Bridgit Cusato-Rosa
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Sep

Why Don't They Naturalize? Voices from the Dominican Community

Source Organization: 
Other
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