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New Immigration Fact Sheets from the Mexican Government

The Economic Impact of Immigrant-Related Local Ordinances

Thursday, October 20, 2011

This Americas Society white paper provides the first comparative look at the average economic effects of how restrictive versus non-restrictive immigration-related city ordinances affect a business environment. Using statistical analysis, the report demonstrates that non-restrictive city ordinances are better for an overall jobs environment. ... Read More

New Destinations & Hispanic Immigrants: Promoting Inclusive Policies

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Exploring the complexity of immigration discussions today, this compendium of articles looks at topics such as immigrants and the U.S. economy, the role of business, and next steps for the DREAM Act. U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis writes in the compendium that immigrants “pump up job growth by spurring the creation of new businesses.” ... Read More

Economic Growth and Integration in the Pacific Northwest: Portland’s Hispanic and Business Communities

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

In the final paper of a three-part series focusing on new gateway city working papers, AS looks at the unique dynamics of the Latino and overall immigrant communities in Portland, Oregon, and how business, the public sector, and community groups are stepping up to create an environment that allows these groups to maximize their contributions to the metropolitan area. ... Read More

Video: Immigration and the Economic Revival of New York City

April 10, 2014

Experts explained findings from AS/COA's new report and explained how immigrants helped raise housing values and reduce crime in New York City....

Video Q&A: Josefina Vázquez Mota sobre los éxitos y retos de inmigrantes mexicanos en los Estados Unidos

March 21, 2014

La autora de El sueño que unió la frontera habla de la importancia de los inmigrantes para las economías de los Estados Unidos y México....

Video: Immigration Reform - The Opportunities for Minneapolis-Saint Paul and Beyond

August 08, 2013

On July 15, AS/COA held a public luncheon that provided an update on current immigration legislation as well as what its passage would mean for the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area....

Univision: Reforma migratoria foro de oportunidades económicas y cívicas para Minneapolis-St. Paul

July 22, 2013

En foro organizado por AS/COA en el estado de Minnesota, representantes gubernamentales subrayaron la importancia de la reforma migratoria para las comunidades en Minneapolis y St. Paul....

Población inmigrante contribuye en gran medida al crecimiento del sector inmobiliario

June 25, 2013

En Noticias MundoFox, Jason Marczak habló sobre el reciente estudio de AS/COA y Partnership for a New American Economy indicando los aportes de los inmigrantes a la vitalidad del sector inmobiliario en Estados Unidos. ...

Audio: Immigrants' Impact on the Economy and Housing in Charlotte and Nationwide

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

An AS/COA panel examined how through the housing market, immigrants contribute to neighborhood revitalization and prosperity in Charlotte and across the United States....

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VOA: Futuro del proyecto de reforma inmigratoria

May 15, 2013

En un panel organizado por AS/COA, Jason Marczak junto a otros expertos analiza los avances del proyecto bipartidista de inmigración en Estados Unidos....

Video - Comprehensive Immigration Reform: An Update

May 14, 2013

An AS/COA panel discussed the bipartisan Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013....

VOA: Impacto económico de una reforma migratoria en EE.UU.

March 21, 2013

Jason Marczak habla sobre las recientes cifras publicadas por AS/COA acerca de los beneficios económicos que una eventual reforma migratoria proporcionaría a los Estados Unidos....

Video: How Can Immigration Reform Boost Economic Growth?

March 07, 2013

A panel examined how immigration reform can maximize the contributions of immigrants to the U.S. economy....

El futuro del debate migratorio tras la reelección de Obama

December 04, 2012

El Director de Política de AS/COA Jason Marczak habló con la Voz de América sobre el fórum "Políticas de inmigración durante la próxima administración" organizado en colaboración con New York Immigration Coalition....

Video: Immigration Policy in the Next Administration

December 03, 2012

View a video of an AS/COA panel on prospects for immigration reform during President Barack Obama's second administration....

The Economy vs. Immigration: What Will Unlock the Latino Vote in 2012? (Part 01)

October 19, 2012

AS/COA hosted a panel on the political cross-currents buffeting Latinos today, providing insight on policy implications over the next four years....

The Economy vs. Immigration: What Will Unlock the Latino Vote in 2012? (Part 02)

October 19, 2012

AS/COA hosted a panel on the political cross-currents buffeting Latinos today, providing insight on policy implications over the next four years....

Video: Risks for Mixed-Status Immigrant Families

March 28, 2012

Roughly 5.5 million children and adolescents in the United States grow up with at least one undocumented parent. An AS/COA panel explored the economic, health, and educational impact of growing up in a mixed-status families....

Capitol Hill Launch of U.S. Business and Hispanic Integration

Tuesday, July 29, 2008  |  Jason Marczak

At the July 24 launch of AS/COA’s white paper U.S. Business and Hispanic Integration, Senator Ken Salazar, Representative Michael Honda, and other congressional leaders joined high-ranking corporate representatives to speak on the importance of achieving greater integration of Hispanics within the United States. ... Read More