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Reports and policy briefings outlining our extensive work on immigrant integration covering policies on the state, national, and local levels.
Illinois’ Undocumented Immigrant Population: A Summary of Recent Research by Rob Paral and Associates
- February 01, 2014
This report details where Illinois' undocumented immigrants live, their household composition, and other important characteristics.
- November 07, 2016
Click here to download the Almanac The 2016 Illinois Immigrant Political Almanac analyzes the numbers and turnout histories of immigrant voters in Illinois by Congressional and state legislative districts and Chicago wards, and summarizes the most recent election results in these jurisdictions. … Continue
- October 27, 2014
Report Finds Significant Employment Barriers for Immigrant Engineers in Illinois Talent that could help rebuild Illinois now going to waste At least 20% of foreign-educated engineers in Illinois are not using their professional training to its fullest potential, according to this report… Continue
- September 11, 2014
New Report Details Obstacles for Foreign-Trained Nurses in Illinois Licensing rules, language, costs are major barriers Complex licensing requirements and lack of language-appropriate information are two of the major barriers prevent internationally educated nurses (IENs) from practicing their… Continue