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Post date: Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:33:27 -0400

This report provides a first look at the opportunities and tradeoffs that smartphones and emerging technologies offer for immigrant integration, and how they might deepen city residents’ sense of belonging. Smartphones can facilitate on-the-go learning, reduce barriers to city services for residents with limited destination-country language proficiency, and improve civic engagement.

Post date: Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:42:52 -0400

Large immigration flows challenge destination cities to find innovative ways to meet the needs of immigrant residents and promote their integration. This report examines the successful integration strategies of five U.S. cities—Cupertino and San Francisco, CA; Littleton, CO; New York City; and Seattle—and offers lessons for local governments looking to implement their own initiatives.

Post date: Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:08:30 -0400

MPI analysts and Georgia education policy experts discuss MPI's analysis of the educational experiences of Georgia’s first- and second-generation youth and Georgia’s ambitious education reforms, along with promising practices and recommendations.

Post date: Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:00:00 -0500

This awards ceremony honored the 2013 winners of the E Pluribus Unum Prizes, which provides $50,000 prizes to exceptional U.S. immigrant integration initiatives. The awardees took part in a panel discussion with White House and state officials, followed by remarks from Congressman Luis Gutierrez and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar.

Post date: Wed, 04 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500

The winners of the Migration Policy Institute's 2013 E Pluribus Unum Prizes, honoring exceptional immigrant integration initiatives in the United States, discuss their work at an award ceremony on December 4, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Post date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400

This briefing at the State Capitol in Honolulu, organized in conjunction with the University of Hawaii at Manoa, marked the formal release of a Migration Policy Institute report that presents key demographic and socioeconomic information about the Mexican-origin population in Hawai’i.

Post date: Sun, 01 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400

The Mexican-origin community in Hawaiʻi, which represents a small but growing population in this multi-ethnic state, has different outcomes than Mexican immigrants and U.S. citizens of Mexican ancestry who live in the continental U.S. Its Mexican-origin residents have higher employment, reduced poverty, more English proficiency, and lower incidences of unauthorized status than their counterparts on the U.S. continent.

Post date: Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400

Low-income immigrant children are less likely than their U.S.-born citizen counterparts to see a doctor even when they are insured. Similarly, immigrant adults are less likely to use emergency rooms than low-income natives. This report examines health care coverage and usage among immigrants and the U.S. born.

Post date: Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500

The integration of mobile EU citizens as a specific target group has not been widely discussed, either at EU or national levels, and EU-level integration policies focus on the integration of legally residing third-country nationals. This report investigates the broad range of integration needs that exist in Europe.

Post date: Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500

While free movement is at the heart of the European project, the merits and impacts of intra-EU mobility have come under significant scrutiny recently amid public anxiety about competition for jobs and exploitation of welfare systems. This report provides a detailed assessment of free movement, motivations for migration, and challenges countries may need to address as intra-EU mobility enters its next phase. 

Post date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500

The U.S. immigrant population—estimated at 40.8 million in 2012 — is the nation’s historical numerical high, and it is also the largest foreign-born population in the world. About 20 percent of all international migrants reside in the United States, even as the country accounts for less than 5 percent of global population. This article presents the latest, most sought-after data on immigrants in the United States—by origin, residence, legal status, deportations, languages spoken, and more—in one easy-to-use resource.

Post date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:00:00 -0500

A conference with leading experts in health, education, and immigration policy discussing public policies affecting the young children of immigrants.

Post date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:00:00 -0400

The winners of the Migration Policy Institute's 2012 E Pluribus Unum Prizes--ACCESS (the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services), Building Skills Partnership, Californians Together, and Citi Community Development--discussed their immigrant integration initiatives at the National Immigrant Integration Conference.

Post date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400

The winners of the Migration Policy Institute's 2012 E Pluribus Unum Prizes, honoring exceptional immigrant integration initiatives in the United States, discussed their work during a plenary luncheon on September 24, 2012 at the National Immigrant Integration Conference held in Baltimore, MD.

Post date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 18:00:00 -0400

A webinar on language access contracting for federal, state, and local officials, agency administrators, and community stakeholders concerned with the oversight and implementation of language access provision.

Post date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400

A webinar on language access contracting for federal, state, and local officials, agency administrators, and community stakeholders concerned with the oversight and implementation of language access provision.

Post date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400

Though little recognized as such, the Workforce Investment Act represents one of the most important immigrant integration initiatives in the United States, assisting workers in obtaining the necessary training and language skills to advance in the workforce. Despite a steady increase of immigrants in need of these services, a decreasing share are able to access the programs to keep pace with a changing labor market.

Post date: Wed, 23 May 2012 13:00:00 -0400

A comparative discussion on how nations are approaching immigrant integration strategies, with the Portuguese High Commissioner for Immigration and Intercultural Dialogue; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director; Sweden's State Secretary to the Minister for Integration;  Citizenship and Immigration Canada Associate Deputy Minister; and the MPI President.

Post date: Wed, 09 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400

This MPI webinar features U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officials discussing the department’s efforts to improve communications with Limited English Proficient (LEP) communities in federal and federally-funded programs and activities.

Post date: Tue, 08 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400

This MPI webinar features U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officials discussing the department’s efforts to improve communications with Limited English Proficient (LEP) communities in federal and federally-funded programs and activities.