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Children of Immigrants: Growing National and State Diversity

October 1, 2011

Examines 2000-09 trends in the number of children of immigrants, both U.S.- and foreign-born, compared with children of native-born parents, as a share of the overall child population by state and race/ethnicity.

Children of Immigrants: The Changing Face of Metropolitan America

October 1, 2011

Examines trends in the populations of immigrants and children of immigrants in the hundred largest metropolitan areas, including growth in numbers and as a share of the overall population, racial/ethnic composition, age, and variations among metro areas.

Improving the Lives of Young Children: Meeting Parents' Health and Mental Health Needs Through Medicaid and CHIP So Children Can Thrive

March 15, 2011

Outlines options for two-generational service delivery to help address parental health issues, especially depression, and minimize developmental or behavioral problems in their children when the parents are ineligible for or not enrolled in Medicaid.

Children of Immigrants: Economic Well-Being

November 24, 2010

Explores the family incomes; economic well-being, including food security and housing; and use of public benefits among children of immigrants by parents' country of origin and years in the Unites States and compared with native families.

Young Children of Immigrants and the Path to Educational Success

October 31, 2010

Summarizes June 2010 discussions on the needs of immigrant children age 3 to 8 and policy opportunities. Examines access to high-quality early care and education and elementary education for English language learners, as well as parent-focused strategies.

Children of Immigrants: 2008 State Trends Update

September 10, 2010

Highlights 2007-08 data on the population of children of immigrants up to age 17, including distribution by state, race/ethnicity, poverty, English proficiency, parents' region of origin, and education, ans well as factors driving trends.

Young Children of Immigrants: The Leading Edge of America's Future

August 31, 2010

Highlights data on the population of children of immigrants up to age 8, distribution by state, parents' origins, school enrollment rates, English proficiency, and family characteristics, including parent's citizenship, education, and income level.

The Integration of Immigrants and Their Families in Maryland: A Look at Children of Immigrants and Their Families in Maryland

June 30, 2010

Analyzes the population, distribution, origins, family structure, and school readiness and performance of children with at least one foreign-born parent, as well as parents' education, income, homeownership, and public benefit use. Explores implications.

Urban Policy in the Carter Administration

May 18, 2010

Scans literature on the Carter administration's review of urban policy, its recommendations, and the history of spatial distribution analysis of federal outlays. Explores lessons for the Obama administration's review of metropolitan revitalization policy.

The Integration of Immigrants and Their Families in Maryland: The Contributions of Immigrant Workers to the Economy

August 27, 2008

Details the growth in Maryland's immigrant population and workforce; immigrant demographics, education levels, professional skills, geographic distribution, and other characteristics; and their potential contribution to the economy and tax base.

The Integration of Immigrants in Maryland's Growing Economy

March 1, 2008

Presents a snapshot of Maryland's immigrants -- share of the population, national origins, education levels, and occupations -- as well as of changes in the labor market and the potential benefits of immigration to the economy and tax base.

Immigrant Integration in Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods: Improving Economic Prospects and Strengthening Connections for Vulnerable Families

November 1, 2007

Explores the financial welfare of immigrant groups in ten low-income urban communities, comparing key indicators of economic well-being, advancement, and integration across six immigrant and four U.S.-born race/ethnic groups.