Immigrants

As cities across the Unites States look to lure immigrants to grow their populations and economies, many are turning to a program in New York for advice. Kirk Semple looks at the city's pioneering Office of Immigrant Affairs.
Jan 2, 2014   By Jonathan Nettler
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
This piece from <em>Urban Omnibus</em> looks at a collaborative effort in New York City to get immigrant populations better engaged in the city's public parks.
Oct 18, 2009   Urban Omnibus
The population of illegal immigrants in Arizona has dropped by a third, the biggest drop in the nation.
Jul 31, 2009   The Arizona Republic
A high rate of poverty, a large population of illegal aliens, and a next-door neighbor to one of the most dangerous cities in the hemisphere, El Paso would seem to be a hotbed of danger. But it's actually one of the safest big cities in America.
Jul 20, 2009   Reason
Neal Peirce looks at a broad citizen outreach program in Montgomery County, Maryland, engages its growing immigrant population by actually interacting with them face-to-face.
May 18, 2009   Citiwire