[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
[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
[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
[Excerpt] A new report shows an influx of immigrants to New Haven since 2000 has made it the fastest growing city in Connecticut.
January 21, 2015
[Excerpt] A new report shares little-known facts about New Haven’s immigrants: They are more likely than native-born citizens to be employed; an increasingly large number come from Asia; and only a small percentage is undocumented.
January 21, 2015
[Excerpt] The jobs are out in the suburbs. The workers live in the city. The bus often can’t connect the two.
January 18, 2015