Reports & Articles

Skilled Immigrants 101

December 1, 2012

IMPRINT has published an issue brief to highlight the asset that skilled immigrants represent for the U.S.

At Maricopa Community Colleges in Arizona

September 12, 2012

Young undocumented immigrants who receive work permits through President Barack Obama's deferred-action program may be eligible to pay lower in-state tuition.

Investing in the Human Capital of Immigrants, Strengthening Regional Economies

September 1, 2012

This paper discusses approaches to investing in the human capital of immigrants and is aimed at the residential immigrant workforce.

DREAMING BIG: What Community Colleges Can Do to Help Undocumented Immigrant Youth Achieve Their Potential

September 1, 2012

This report provides offers community colleges promising practices and recommendations to serve undocumented students in five critical areas: increasing college access, making college affordable, supporting college readiness and success, offering alternatives for adult learners, and improving college retention and completion.The report also highlights federal and state measures to increase postsecondary educational access for undocumented students, including in-state tuition and financial aid policies; describes the challenges facing undocumented students, and illustrates the economic and social benefits of improving educational access for this population.

Relief from Deportation: Demographic Profile of DREAMers Potentially Eligible under the Deferred Action Policy

August 1, 2012

There are approximately 1.76 million unauthorized immigrant young adults and children in the United States who currently are — or in the future would be — potential beneficiaries of the deferred action initiative, which was announced by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on June 15, 2012.

A History and Analysis of Recent Immigrant Integration Initiatives in Five States

May 1, 2012

During a three-year period from 2005 to 2008, governors in five states (Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Washington) issues executive orders launching ambitious projects to integrate immigrants into the economic, civic, and social life of their states.

Not Coming to America: Why the US is Falling Behind in the Global Race for Talent

May 1, 2012

A Report by The Partnership for a New American Economy & The Partnership for New York City

For the past two centuries, immigrants coming to America in search of a better life for themselves and their families have fueled the growth and expansion of the US economy.

Immigrant Workers in the U.S. Labor Force

March 15, 2012

Brookings has published an on-line analysis of data on immigrants in the labor force.

The Educational Trajectories of English Language Learners in Texas

March 1, 2012

English learners who complete language-acquisition courses—whether through an English-as-a-second-language program or bilingual education—within three years go on to have much more academic success than their peers who remain in such courses for five or more years finds a new study from researchers at the Washington-based Migration Policy Institute and Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

Michigan’s Urban and Metropolitan Strategy

February 1, 2012

This report outlines strategies for the State of Michigan to achieve goals essential to the health of the cities, metropolitan areas and the state as a whole.