For answers to the most common questions about U.S. immigration, see our Quick Statistics on U.S. immigration. For more context, search the , which contains more than 1,300 studies from respected research institutions across the United States. One such respected institution is the Institute for Immigration Research, a joint venture between The Immigrant Learning Center and George Mason University. If you’re looking for some more specific data, you can request a free,
from The ILC Immigration Research Library
The Boston Foundation and the Latino Legacy Fund commissioned this study to explore the “return on investment” (ROI) for teaching English to adults who are speakers of other languages. These ESOL programs are an important component of adult education and a key piece of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The study includes background and context for its in-depth case studies and ROI estimates.
Change is Hard: Managing Fear and Anxiety about Demographic Change and Immigration in Polarized Times
Anxieties about demographic change, immigration and American identity can power the rise of authoritarian populists and ethnonationalists. This research brief from Welcoming America analyzes key research on this issue and proposes strategies for charting an inclusive path forward.
The Institute for Immigration Research (IIR), a joint venture between The Immigrant Learning Center and George Mason University, produces interdisciplinary research on immigrants and immigration to the United States. Projects include Immigrant Nobel Prize Winners, mapping immigrant populations, surveys of high-skilled immigrant professionals, Twitter analyses of the immigration discussion and more. The IIR also offers free customized datasheets through.
Latest Research: The 2019 Foreign-Born Nobel Prize Winners in the United States
This article explores how immigrants have won Nobel Prizes at higher rates than U.S.-born citizens, both in 2019 and historically. It also looks at how restrictive immigration policies could impact the U.S.’s likelihood to win future Nobel Prizes.
Immigration Data on Demand (iDod) provides information to academics, policy-makers and the public with unbiased and objective research related to immigrants and immigration in the United States. This service is provided free of charge to help individuals and institutions examine the immigrant populations of their particular geography.
Published by Rowman & Littlefield and the American Association of Community Colleges
This book showcases exemplary initiatives of community colleges and their partners to integrate immigrant and refugee students, and the ways these students enrich campus life, strengthen communities and benefit the economy. The chapter Reflective Narrative: How Community Colleges can Reframe the Immigration Narrative was written by The ILC Public Education Institute Director Denzil Mohammed.
Published by George Mason University Press
Edited by The ILC founder and CEO Diane Portnoy, Barry Portnoy and Charlie Riggs, Immigrant Struggles, Immigrant Gifts chronicles the experience of 11 immigrant groups in the U.S. written by 11 experts in their respective fields.