Three new Data Hits from the Budget Center highlight the significant contributions that California's immigrants make to the state economy and that children of working immigrant families are far more likely to live in poverty than other children.
This report illustrates the paradox between immigrant contributions to our workforce and the structural barriers that shut out thousands of Californians from economic opportunity. The brief calls for policies to ensure investments in workforce development work to support every Californian, regardless of status, to provide for themselves and their families.
Making the Right Investments: Ensuring Workforce Development
This policy brief proposes a new instructional model that maintains a central focus on English acquisition while also building the critical skills and systems knowledge important for long-term integration success.
This two-page factsheet takes a close look at characteristics of the immigrant workforce, making a case for how important it is to consider immigrant workers when developing local workforce development strategies.
This 29-slide presentation covered how advocates can advance policies to boost immigrant workers' success, such as career pathways, sector partnerships, integrated education and training, and state data systems and workforce data tools.
A 55-slide presentation on immigrant workforce and adult education policy and funding; examples of institutions advancing such policies, and examples of levers & tools available to advance such policies.
A report on the growing demand for bilingual talent in major industries in the United States. The research looks at online job posting data acquired by Burning Glass Technologies, a leading labor market analytics firm that searches 40,000 job boards daily.