Publications

Reports, Etc.

Format: 2018
2006
Investing in Our Communities: Strategies for Immigrant Integration, published in 2006, is a succinct, easy-to-understand guide that describes how grantmakers at all levels can play an important leadership role on this issue. This toolkit for grantmakers draws on extensive research and interviews...
2006
An estimated 1,200 unaccompanied immigrant minors are in custody at any given time in the United States, with the vast majority of them between the age of 12 and 17, though 10 percent are not even 12 years of age. In this article, Bob Glaves explains their access to legal support, explores the...
2006
Karen K. Narasaki, president and Executive Director of Asian American Justice Center, makes the case that only by addressing race directly can we ensure America's ability to live up to the promise of fairness and opportunity for all. She warns against viewing immigration as solely a Latino issue...
2006
The Art of Community illustrates how weaving art and culture into program initiatives can lay the foundation for newcomers and the receiving society to find common ground and work together to build vibrant communities in which everyone has a stake. It offers strategies, lessons, and insights to...
2006
The U.S. Constitution provides for K-12 public education to all students, regardless of immigration status. An estimated 65,000 undocumented students graduate from high schools each year. Despite earning a high school diploma, their futures are curtailed. This article looks at the personal, social...
2006
The New Americans Executive Order was created to outline immigrant integration strategies that are helpful to communities in the state of Illinois and beyond.  Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, the son of immigrant parents, hopes the initiative will make the American dream accessible for more...
2006
In The Black and Brown Divide, Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Minneapolis Foundation, explores how an increased number of immigrants from Latin America fuels tensions between Mexican- and African-Americans as these two groups compete for jobs and resources. He examines the...
2006
The foreign-born population in the United States has nearly tripled over the last four decades, and by 2010, an estimated one in seven people will be an immigrant. Responding to the dramatic growth of the foreign-born population, immigrant organizations are implementing strategies to engage...
2006
Our researchers interviewed a broad cross-section of immigrant leaders, advocates, and policymakers and have produced this report summarizing their findings. The report briefly describes the circumstances that produced the large immigrant marches and offers concrete funding recommendations for...
2006
The Fall 2006 issue of New Americans focuses on the heated national debate in the United States over immigration policy reform, which spurred the activism of millions of immigrants and their supporters in 2006. In this special issue, a diverse group of thoughtful local and national leaders in the...

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