Understanding the Impact of Immigration in Greater New Haven
About this report With one in eight of its residents foreign-born, Greater New Haven has a diverse immigrant population that has contributed significantly to regional growth and development. Commissioned by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, DataHaven analyzed the recent demographic, social, and economic impact of immigration in the region.
August 31, 2015
Immigrant owned-businesses help shape local economy, communities in Greater New Haven
[Excerpt] "According to the study published this year, Connecticut has a foreign-born population of 481,880, which represents 14 percent of the state’s 3.6 million residents. There are 74,670 foreign-born people living in Greater New Haven. The figure is based on numbers from the 2008-12 American Community Survey’s five-year estimates.
May 02, 2015
Where Immigration Meets Resilience
[Excerpt] A positive influx of immigrants fed the rapid growth, even as the city lost native-born residents. By the latest tally, 17 percent of New Haven’s 130,000 residents are immigrants. Their origins, ages, skills, citizenship statuses, and personal stories are different, but their overall impact is clear: “The surge of immigration in recent years shows us yet again how important [immigrants are] to the growth and success of our community,” according to William W. Ginsberg, President & CEO of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.
April 17, 2015
New Haven Area Is Benefiting From Immigrants
[Excerpt] Immigrants contribute to the economic, cultural and social well-being of the Greater New Haven region. That according to a recently released report, “Understanding the Impact of Immigration in Greater New Haven,” issued by the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, found that as of 2012, one in eight residents of the 20-town region is foreign-born, coming from all corners of the globe. About half are naturalized US citizens; the rest are legal permanent residents, legal temporary residents or undocumented immigrants.
February 22, 2015
Immigration Drives Growth, Vibrancy of New Haven Region, Study Finds
[Excerpt] If Greater New Haven is thriving, the region’s rapidly-growing immigrant population is a key reason, according to a new research study. The report, entitled Understanding the Impact of Immigration in Greater New Haven, compiles data from federal, state and local government agencies, as well as information generated locally by DataHaven and The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven.
January 27, 2015
Los Inmigrantes locales prosperan; la mayoría son residentes legales
[Excerpt] Un nuevo reporte aporta datos poco conocidos sobre los inmigrantes de New Haven: ellos tienen más probabilidad de estar empleados que los ciudadanos nacidos aquí; un amplio número de procedencia asiática ha ido en aumento y sólo un pequeño porcentaje está indocumentado.
January 26, 2015