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Opportunities and challenges: The education of Latinos in Minnesota
HACER, December 2012, 89 pp.
This report presents the results of research into factors that contribute to successful educational outcomes for Latino students in Minnesota high schools. more info >
The Rise of Asian Americans
Pew Research Center, June 2012, 225 pp.
This report attempts to draw a comprehensive portrait of Asian Americans based on a telephone survey and an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Findings include demographic characteristics; social, political and family values; economic circumstances; attitudes about work and education; marriage and parenting norms; and more. Comparisons are also provided between Asian Americans and the U.S. general public. more info >
Policy brief on housing and homeownership for Asian Pacific Minnesotans
Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans, April 2012, 6 pp.
Housing data for Asian groups in Minnesota, including homeownership, household size, living in overcrowded housing, home values, and percentage of income spent on housing. more info >
The geography of immigrant skills: Educational profiles of metropolitan areas
Brookngs Institute, June 2011, 32 pp.
This paper analyzes educational attainment among foreign-born adults in each of the nation’s 100 largest metros, identifying policy implications that reflect the overlap of immigration and economics. more info >
Population bulletin update: Immigration in America 2010
Population Reference Bureau, June 2010, 9 pp.
This report is an update to PRB’s Population Bulletin, “Immigration: Shaping and Reshaping America." It examines new data, how the recession has affected immigration, and the ongoing policy debate at the state and federal level. more info >
Relationships matter: Volunteerism in immigrant communities
Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration, March 2010, 40 pp.
This report details the findings and recommendations from a three year project that explored how volunteerism is perceived within immigrant communities, and the struggle of nonprofit organizations to successfully connect with them. more info >