Education of Immigrants (Education Surveys)
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Published by Stationery Office Books .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL7321147M
ISBN 100112702015
ISBN 109780112702016

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  Asian immigrants also make up a majority of H-1B visa holders and foreign students. Latin American immigrants, by contrast, tend to have lower levels of education. The vast majority of Mexican immigrants (%) and Central American immigrants (%) had a high school degree or less, the lowest educational attainment level of any origin region. This book describes and analyzes the educational and training needs of immigrants in the new and distinctive inflow that currently characterizes immigration to the United States, and the effects of pressures exerted by the newcomers upon institutions and agencies of education and training that are often unprepared for the task that is being presented to by: Immigrants make up about 13% of the US population, about 42 million out of a total population of million citizens in First and second generation immigrant children have become the fastest-growing segment of the United States population. Compared to the native-born population, young adults aged 15–34 are significantly over-represented in new immigrants.   The immigration-related education policies and initiatives of six countries (the UK, France, Germany, Finland, Greece and Israel) are explained, examined and compared. The book clearly delineates the historical, legal and sociological contexts of the various strategies, and how far these have been adhered by:

Below are titles we recommend on immigration and the immigrant experience with a focus on the United States. To learn more about immigration and refugees from Central America, see our Central America booklist. See also resources for teaching about immigration on the Zinn Education Project website and the Rethinking Schools blog. The number of immigrants with higher education has grown at more than twice the rate of the same population among the U.S. born. Between and , the college-educated immigrant population increased 89 percent from million to million, and a further 78 percent between and (from million to million, see Figure 1).   This includes children such as unaccompanied children who may be involved in immigration proceedings. The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice published a joint guidance letter [PDF, KB], a fact sheet [PDF, KB] and a set of Questions and Answers [PDF, KB] on this topic. Q2. Where are unaccompanied children housed while in.   The current influx of poorly educated immigrants is the result of two factors: first, a legal immigration system that favors kinship ties over skills and education; and second, a permissive.

Education and Civic Participation. Education is an increasingly important factor affecting which immigrants become naturalized US citizens: the chance of an immigrant with less than a high school diploma becoming a citizen was less than 31 percent in —down from a 45 percent chance in   Part of Canada’s success is connected to its strong track record on educating immigrants. Within three years of arriving in Canada’s public schools, PISA tests show that .   School education is an essential component in any culture, but is vital to achieving success in an adoptive one. School has a cumulative effect on immigrants, affecting many aspects of their lives and affecting them both personally and professionally. A higher level of education often results in a better future. Get this from a library! Education and immigration. [Grace Kao; Elizabeth Vaquera; Kimberly A Goyette] -- "Education is a crucially important social institution, closely correlated with wealth, occupational prestige, psychological well-being, and health outcomes. Moreover, for children of immigrants