Immigrant Integration

Immigrants in the U.S. South: Expanding Opportunities for Integration, Inclusion, and Economic Growth

The South's demographics are changing. Immigrant newcomers are transforming the region's economy and culture. This brand-new report examines the challenges and opportunities that these recent developments pose for local, regional, and national grantmakers.

Integrating Immigrant Families in Emergency Response, Relief and Rebuilding Efforts

With one out of five households in the United States speaking a language other than English at home, and more than 18.4 million foreign-born residents over the age of five speaking English less than very well, overcoming language barriers has become an increasingly vital element to emergency preparedness.

The Vital Role of Community Colleges in the Education and Integration of Immigrants

Community colleges have become an important force for change in adult basic education. They are playing an expanding role in meeting the educational and vocational needs of immigrants and refugees, especially those facing the dual challenge of earning a degree or certificate while learning English.

Expanding Immigrant and Refugee Funding in Minnesota: What Foundations and Nonprofits Can Do

This report examines the patterns, trends, and gaps in the philanthropic support of immigrants and refugees among Minnesota foundations. Recent demographic trends make immigration a front-burner issue for the state. During the 1990s alone, Minnesota's foreign-born population doubled.

Illinois Takes Lead to Promote Immigrant Integration

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 families and create an example to help build stronger communities around the country.


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