Research

Immigration

OECD International Migration Statistics.

http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/data/oecd-international-migration-statistics_mig-data-en.

Office of Immigration Statistics. http://www.dhs.gov/files/statistics/immigration.shtm.

Statistics Canada (2013). 2011 National Household Survey: Immigration, place of birth, citizenship, ethnic origin, visible minorities, language and religion. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/130508/dq130508b-eng.htm.

United Nations. (2013). “Total international migrant stock.” http://esa.un.org/unmigration/TIMSA2013/migrantstocks2013.htm?mtotals.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). (2013). UNHCR Statistical Yearbook 2011, 11th edition. New York, NY: United Nations.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2013). “Foreign-born workers: labor force characteristics—2012.” http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/forbrn.pdf.

U.S. Census Bureau: Foreign-Born Population. http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/foreign/index.html

U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Annual Flow Report, Office of Immigration Statistics. http://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/ois_rfa_fr_2012.pdf.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (2013). Characteristics of H1B Specialty Occupation Workers. http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Resources/Reports%20and%20Studies/H-1B/h1b-fy-12-characteristics.pdf.

World Bank. (2013). “Migration and remittance flows: Recent trends and outlook, 2013-2016.” http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTPROSPECTS/Resources/334934-1288990760745/MigrationandDevelopmentBrief21.pdf.

Yearbook of Immigration Statistics. http://www.dhs.gov/files/statistics/publications/yearbook.shtm.

Population – State level data

Health

Education

Labor and Demographic Microdata

Food

Reading list

  • IZA the world of labor – online journal
  • IZA discussion papers – online
  • AEA web – and journals
  • Journal of Labor Economics – site
  • American Enterprise Institute: www.aei.org
  • Brookings Institution: www.brookings.edu
  • Cato Institute: www.cato.org
  • Center for Immigration Studies: www.cis.org
  • Citizen and Immigration Canada: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/index.asp
  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship Australia:  http://www.immi.gov.au/
  • Economic Policy Institute: www.epi.org
  • The Institute for Employment Research in Nuremberg, Germany, has created a dataset on immigration and emigration by education, available at http://www.iab.de/en/daten/iab-brain-drain-data.aspx
  • Manhattan Institute for Policy Research: www.manhattan-institute.org
  • Migration Policy Institute: www.migrationpolicy.org
  • New York Times interactive map that shows how different immigrant groups settled across the US
  • The OECD’s International Migration Statistics includes data on immigrants by citizenship, age, occupation, duration of stay, occupation, field of study and labor status, available at http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/data/oecd-international-migration-statistics_mig-data-en.Partnership for a New American Economy: www.renewoureconomy.org

    Pew Research Hispanic Trends Project: www.pewhispanic.org

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR): http://www.unhcr.org

    Urban Institute: www.urban.org

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases data annually on the labor force characteristics of U.S.- and foreign-born workers, including their earnings, education and distribution across occupations: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/forbrn.toc.htm

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (2013). Applicant performance on the naturalization test. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Available at http://www.uscis.gov/us-citizenship/naturalization-test/applicant-performance-naturalization-test

    U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services:  http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis

    The U.S. Census Bureau publishes reports on the characteristics of immigrants in the United States: http://www.census.gov/topics/population/foreign-born.html.

    The U.S. Department of State provides an explanation of permanent and temporary visas, including statistics: http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english.html.

    The U.K.’s Office for National Statistics has maps of the distribution of different ethnic groups across England and Wales, available at http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/interactive/census-map-2-1—ethnicity/index.html.

    The Urban Institute’s Children of Immigrants data tool generates charts and tables about the children of immigrants in the United States, available at http://datatool.urban.org/charts/datatool/pages.cfm

    The World Bank’s resources on migration and remittances are available at www.worldbank.org/prospects/migrationandremittances

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