State Immigration Enforcement Policies: How They Impact Low-Income Households
The Urban Institute, May 2017, 33 pp.
This report looks at how the changing immigration policy environment is likely to affect immigrant families. It examines whether immigrant families living in states with increased enforcement of federal policy saw any changes in their material hardship and ability to pay for essentials such as rent, utilities, or food. The report highlights connections between immigration policy enforcement and well-being in immigrant households. more info >
Greater Minnesota: Refined and Revisited
Minnesota State Demographic Center, January 2017, 68 pp.
This report details demographic and economic characteristics of Minnesota's residents using a four-tiered definition of an area--urban, large town, small town, and rural--based on both population size and proximity to other communities. more info >
Demographic Trends of Children of Immigrants
Urban Institute, October 2016, 8 pp.
From 2006 to 2014, the number of children ages 0 to 17 with at least one immigrant parent grew by 2 million children, from 15.7 to 17.7 million. They account for nearly one-quarter of all children in the United States. This brief highlights national, state and metro level information, using data from the 2013 and 2014 American Community Surveys. more info >
Demographic and Economic Characteristics of Immigrant and Native-Born Populations in Rural and Urban Places
Carsey School of Public Policy, University of New Hampshire, October 2016, 8 pp.
This brief uses American Community Survey five-year estimates to document the demographic and economic characteristics of the immigrant and native-born populations in the United States by metropolitan status. more info >
Modern Immigration Wave Brings 59 Million to U.S., Driving Population Growth and Change Through 2065: Views of Immigration's Impact on U.S. Society Mixed
Pew Research Center, September 2015, 128 pp.
This report presents some key findings of a Pew Research analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data and Pew Research U.S. population projections through 2065, which provide a 100-year look at immigration's impact on population growth and on racial and ethnic change. In addition, this report uses Pew Research survey data to examine U.S. public attitudes toward immigration, and it employs census data to analyze changes in the characteristics of recently arrived immigrants and paint a statistical portrait of the historical and 2013 foreign-born populations. more info >
Population Decline of Unauthorized Immigrants Stalls, May Have Reversed
Pew Research Center, September 2013, 37 pp.
Provides estimates of the unauthorized immigrant population for the nation and six states (California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, and Texas). more info >
The Art of Community: Creativity at the Crossroads of Immigrant Cultures and Social Services
The Institute for Cultural Partnerships, and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, July 2013, 36 pp.
This report consists of case studies which show how practicing cultural traditions and participating in arts activities can have a positive impact on the resettlement process and well-being of individuals from immigrant communities. 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 >