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