Immigrants

Fusion lists three cities as examples of new immigrants becoming the face of community businesses in neighborhoods needing a boost.
Jan 14, 2015   Fusion
Suburban growth has coincided with the increase in immigrant population. Yet, while immigrants account for 30 percent suburban population growth, they account for only a fifth of the increase in the poor population, a recent Brookings study showed.
Aug 9, 2011   Brookings
The Tennessee town of Shelbyville has become a new center for Somalian refugees. A new documentary looks at what the influx of this group has meant to the city and its people.
May 25, 2011   Miller-McCune
Keeping America innovative means maintaining its power to lure in immigrants, according to this article. But as it argues, that lure is fading.
May 21, 2011   The Wall Street Jounal
Urban Omnibus takes of tour of Queens' Jackson Heights neighborhood with author Suketu Mehta, exploring the vibrant urban culture that has permeated the neighborhood even before Mehta's family moved in in 1977.
Mar 17, 2011   Urban Omnibus
For many immigrants in Los Angeles, bicycling is the only viable way to get around. A group of activists is trying to make that transportation reality safer and more reliable.
Jan 14, 2011   Good
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that new immigrants have been heading to small towns and suburban areas rather than big cities over the past decade.
Dec 15, 2010   The New York Times
New York's historically Italian Little Italy is steadily being transformed by its growing Mexican population.
Jul 8, 2010   The New York Times
New research shows that recent immigrants are twice as likely to ride bicycles as other Americans. Though the health impact is beneficial, the ridership is less likely to continue in the second generation.
Apr 29, 2010   Miller-McCune
While a new analysis of census data revealed the importance of immigrants to regions and refuted commonly held beliefs, it revealed a clear preference for high-skilled immigrants which in turn is influencing federal legislation.
Apr 17, 2010   The New York Times - U.S.
A significant portion of greater Cleveland's economy is driven by its immigrant population, according to a new report.
Dec 1, 2009   The Cleveland Plain Dealer