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A toolkit for Christian education and action on Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
Public Policy Institute of California;
Provides data on the number of illegal immigrants in the United States, countries of origin, areas of settlement, demographics, reasons for immigrating, economic role, and fiscal impact, as well as public attitudes and the immigration policy debate.
Every day, organizations worldwide are engaged in a collective two steps forward, one step back march toward improved immigration services and policies. What hard-earned lessons are these nonprofits, and the foundations that support them, learning from their persistent efforts?
This collection of evaluations, case studies, and lessons learned exposes and explores the nuances of effective collaboration, the value of coordinated messaging, the bedrock of ongoing advocacy efforts, and the vital importance of long-term and flexible funding.
Economic Policy Institute;
Disappointing income growth in the 1990s not solely the result of growing immigrant population.
Bronx African American History Project;
Outlines the findings, activities, and impact of an oral history research project about African immigrants' experiences in the Bronx and their social, cultural, economic, political, and intellectual institutions and contributions. Makes recommendations.
Pew Research Center for the People & the Press;
Examines public opinions of legal and illegal immigrants, immigration along the Mexican border, populations from Asia and Latin America, and proposed policy solutions. Includes a survey of five metropolitan areas with recent immigration increase.
Pew Charitable Trusts;
Reviews current research on the effects of immigration on overall economic mobility within a generation, on mobility from one generation to the next among immigrant families, and on factors that drive economic growth and lead to long-term upward mobility.
Human Rights First;
As Congress and the Trump Administration debate immigration policy reforms, one critical—and often misrepresented—piece of information is the extent to which individuals in immigration removal proceedings comply with their court appearance obligations. Based on available data, it is clear that immigrants appear for their immigration court hearings at high rates, particularly when they have legal representation or case management support, and accurate information related to the court process.
This paper empirically examines how immigration impacts a nation's policies and institutions and finds no evidence of negative and some evidence of positive impacts in institutional quality as a result of immigration.
Migration Policy Centre;
This paper contains a review of the economics literature on the issue of the relationship between immigration and welfare. The review is organised around two questions. First, are immigrants, especially low-skilled immigrants, attracted to welfare-generous states? Second, are immigrants more likely to be recipients of welfare compared to natives? The evidence with respect to both questions suggests that the more extreme fears sometimes expressed in public discourse are exaggerated. While some groups of immigrants might be attracted to welfare-generous states, the effect is unlikely to be significant in terms of public budgets. Similarly, while examples do appear of certain sub-groups of immigrants using welfare more intensively than natives, there are many examples where the opposite holds or where no difference is found. In spite of these findings, a case can still be made that policies should be adopted which convince native populations that excess welfare use by immigrants cannot arise. Such policies may be needed if on-going immigration, which is desirable on many grounds, is to avoid negative political pressure.
Integration Centre, The;
This is a survey among members of the Dáil, with the purpose of ascertaining (Teachtaí Dála) TDs opinions, attitudes and interactions with immigration and immigrants.
Day Labor Research Institute;
Project Response is a periodic initiative of the IACP to supply salient information and discussion points on critical issues of current and emerging significance to law enforcement professionals. The urgency of an issue and field need for the most contemporary policy information initiate and govern selection of Project Response topics.
Project Response reports are designed for police leaders. They focus on the core dimensions of a critical issue, summarize the contemporary response to the issue, and provide guidance concerning best policy and practice in the issue area. Reports are disseminated to local, county, state, tribal and federal police agencies nationwide.
This Project Response report focuses on the issue of immigration and the current issues confronting federal, state, tribal and local law enforcement agencies within the United States of America. However, the IACP is aware that immigration, illegal and otherwise, poses challenges for law enforcement agencies in many nations throughout the world. It is our hope that the issues and guidance presented in this document will prove to be a useful tool for all readers.