New Jersey

Evaluation of the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project: Assessing the Impact of Legal Representation on Family and Community Unity

Report Author: 
Jennifer Stave et al
Original Date of Publication: 
2017 Nov

The right to be represented by legal counsel is a fundamental right guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, but not for immigrants in deportation proceedings. Two-thirds of detained immigrants face such proceedings without an attorney, and pay a price as a result. Unrepresented immigrants at the Varick Street Immigration Court in New York, for example, stand only a four percent chance of remaining in the country.

Source Organization: 
Other

The Contributions of New Americans in New Jersey

Report Author: 
New American Economy
Original Date of Publication: 
2016 Aug
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Source Organization: 
Other

A Rising Share of the U.S. Black Population is Foreign Born

Report Author: 
MONICA ANDERSON
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Apr

A Rising Share of the U.S. Black Population is Foreign Born

Since 2000, the foreign-born black population in the U.S. has increased by 56 percent, going from more than 2.4 million to nearly 3.8 million.

Source Organization: 
Other

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations

Report Author: 
Neil G. Ruiz
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Aug

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations

The number of foreign students at U.S. universities has increased almost five-fold over the past decade and has simultaneously pumped billions of dollars into local economies.

Source Organization: 
The Brookings Institution

Investing in English Skills: The Limited English Proficient Workforce in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

Report Author: 
Jill H. Wilson
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Sep

Investing in English Skills: The Limited English Proficient Workforce in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

In this report, author Jill H. Wilson utilizes 2012 American Community Survey data to examine the Limited English Proficient (LEP) population in the U.S. and the metropolitan areas where they reside.

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Source Organization: 
The Brookings Institution

Bridging the Gap for Foreign-Educated Immigrants: A Guide for Community Colleges

Report Author: 
Alexandra Lowe
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

Bridging the Gap for Foreign-Educated Immigrants: A Guide for Community Colleges

Foreign-educated immigrants, i.e. immigrants with college degrees or credits from their home country, often lack the knowledge and resources needed to obtain a job worthy of their educational accomplishments.

Source Organization: 
Center for an Urban Future

Demand for H-1B Visas in New England: An Analysis of Employer Requests for Highly Skilled Guest Workers

Report Author: 
Robert Clifford
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

Demand for H-1B Visas in New England: An Analysis of Employer Requests for Highly Skilled Guest Workers

Demand for H-1B visas in New England explains the mechanics of the H-1B visa program, discusses how the program is utilized in New England and elsewhere, and makes recommendations to revamp the program so that it garners greater public support and meets the needs of the economy.

Source Organization: 
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Is the United States Bad for Children's Health? Risk and Resilience among Young Children of Immigrants

Report Author: 
Jennifer Van Hook, Nancy Landale, & Marianne Hillemeier
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jul

Is the United States Bad for Children's Health? Risk and Resilience among Young Children of Immigrants

Is the United States Bad for Children's Health was written for a health policy symposium convened by MPI in January of 2013. The goal of the symposium was to frame the major policy and practice issues affecting children, birth through age 10, with immigrant parents.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

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