Human Services

Assimilation Tomorrow: How America's Immigrants Will Integrate by 2030

Report Author: 
Dowell Myers and John Pitkin
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Nov

 

Many questions remain about newcomers with the rise in immigration and new immigrant destinations: Will they learn English? Are they locked in poverty? What are their prospects for success in America? Will today's immigrants fully integrate to become tomorrow's Americans?  

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Other

Between Two Worlds: How Young Latinos Come of Age in America

Report Author: 
Pew Hispanic Center
Original Date of Publication: 
2009 Dec

Between Two Worlds: How Young Latinos Come of Age in America (click to view)

 

Hispanics are the largest and youngest minority group in the United States. One-in-five schoolchildren is Hispanic. One-in-four newborns is Hispanic. By force of numbers alone, the kinds of adults these young Latinos become will help shape the kind of society America becomes in the 21st century.  

Source Organization: 
Pew Hispanic Center

Iranian Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Shirin Hakimzadeh and David Dixon
Original Date of Publication: 
2006 Jun

Iranian Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

While news headlines focus on escalating tensions between Iran and the United States over Iran's nuclear energy program, less attention has been paid to the United States' Iranian-born population.  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

The Foreign-born Hmong in the United States

Report Author: 
Jennifer Yau
Original Date of Publication: 
2005 Jan

The Foreign-born Hmong in the United States (click to view)

The summer of 2004 marked the beginning of the latest refugee wave from the US Cold War involvement in Indochina. More than 15,000 Hmong refugees from Laos, who have spent years in Thailand, were being resettled in the U.S.  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Better Immigrant Integration Leads to Economic Growth

Report Author: 
Mary Giovagnoli
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Sep

Better Immigrant Integration Leads to Economic Growth (click to view)

Becoming a citizen is hard work. A new country, new rules, high costs and little targeted support for new immigrants make what should be a journey of exploration and opportunity one that may be frustrating and lonely.

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Immigration Impact

Asian Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 May

Asian Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Immigrants from Asia accounted for about 28 percent of the total US foreign-born population in 2009. The MPI examines the social and economic profiles of the foreign born from this region. 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

African Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Kristen McCabe
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Jul

African Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

The 1.5 million African immigrants residing in the United States in 2009 accounted for 3.9 percent of all U.S. immigrants. The MPI examines the origins, socioeconomic characteristics and legal status of the African-born immigrant population in this comprehensive essay complete with data lists, charts, anwers to comon questions and additional resources.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Immigrants and Health Care Reform: What's Really at Stake?

Report Author: 
Randy Capps, Marc R. Rosenblum and Michael Fix
Original Date of Publication: 
2009 Oct

Immigrants and Health Care Reform: What's Really at Stake? (click to view)

Health care reform proposals under consideration in Congress in 2008 that would exclude many legal immigrants from core benefits and impose new verification requirements would have important spillover consequences for taxpayers and other health care consumers.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute
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