The Center's Data Portal identifies and consolidates government agencies' most recent immigration statistics into one location.The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, research organization.
Since the passage of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, the Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS) has responsibility to carry out two statutory requirements: 1) to collect and disseminate to Congress and the public data and information useful in evaluating the social, economic, environmental, and demographic impact of immigration laws; and 2) to establish standards of reliability and validity for immigration statistics collected by the Department’s operational Components.
he report reviews the latest migration trends, assesses the demographic contribution of migration, examines the status of ratification of relevant conventions and summarizes recent developments on migration at the United Nations.
The World Poverty Clock provides real-time poverty estimates until 2030 for almost every country in the world.
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Criminal Aliens in the United States: Statistics and Immigration Enforcement by Sheila M. Burt; Dillon J. SargentCongress has a long-standing interest in seeing that immigration enforcement agencies identify and deport serious criminal aliens. The expeditious removal of such aliens has been a statutory priority since 1986, and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its predecessor agency have operated programs targeting criminal aliens for removal since 1988. This book examines the four programs the DHS operates to target criminal aliens with a focus on the merits of jail enforcement programs and the role of state and localities in immigration enforcement.
Publication Date: 2012
Immigration: Examining the Facts by Cari Lee Skogberg EastmanWhat are the myths and truths regarding immigration in the United States? This book provides readers with an impartial understanding of the true state of immigration and immigration policy in the United States by refuting falsehoods, misinformation, and exaggerations surrounding this topic--and confirming the validity of other assertions. * Addresses contemporary rhetoric about immigration with factual information based on reliable, objective empirical data * Presents immigration-related statistics in an easy-to-read format that allows readers to quickly find answers to specific questions * Fosters a more accurate understanding of the immigration issue and provides readers with opportunities to apply critical thinking skills
Call Number: JV6465 .E25 2017
Publication Date: 2016
The Poverty of Nations by Robert J. TataThe Poverty of Nations is a study about the status and trends in human well-being as it varies from nation to nation worldwide. A basic premise is that human well-being comes from a nation's physical, social, economic, and political macro systems. A metric of descriptive statistics is built for each system, and then it is aggregated into one metric to gauge the level of human well-being in each nation. The metric describes human well-being in 1960 and 2010 to seek an understanding of the status and trend of human well-being in 151 of the world's nations. Which nations are meeting the United Nation's Millennium Development goals, and which are not?
Publication Date: 2012
Encyclopedia of World Poverty by M. Odekon (Editor)The three volumes of this encyclopedia contain over 800 original articles written by more than 125 renowned scholars. The entries contributing to this work explore poverty in various regions of the world, and examine the difficulties associated with the definition and measurement of poverty, along with its causes and effects.
Call Number: HV12 .E54 2006
Publication Date: 2006
Illegal Immigration: A Reference Handbook by Michael C. LeMayA valuable resource for high school, college, and general readers, this book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive examination of illegal immigration in America, addressing its complex history, comparing its occurrence today with the past, and explaining why a solution is so difficult to enact. * Discusses in detail all of the proposed solutions to the illegal immigration problem in the United States * Enables the reader, on an objective and factual basis, to compare illegal immigration of today with the immigration of the past, and to assess for themselves whether today's immigrants are any more or less likely to be able to successfully assimilate into American society and economy * Provides perspective essays by a range of scholars, "think-tank" subject experts, and advocacy activists that give voice to various sides of the issue in a contrasting point/counterpoint fashion * Documents how the U.S. federal system of three levels and three branches of government complicates any effort and approach to resolving the illegal immigration problem * Includes an extensive, annotated bibliography of print and nonprint resources that directs readers toward further reading on the topic