Immigration

FPI’s Immigration Research Initiative examines the role of immigrants in the New York State economy and beyond. The initiative is guided by an expert advisory panel and is directed by David Dyssegaard Kallick, FPI Senior Fellow.

New York’s Regional Economies: The Hudson Valley

December 13, 2009. Press release, report.… (read more)

New York’s Regional Economies: Long Island

December 8, 2009. Press release, report.… (read more)

Immigrants and the Economy

November 30, 2009. This new report shows the robust immigrant contribution to GDP in the country’s 25 largest metropolitan areas. In the 25 metro areas combined, immigrants account for 20 percent of economic output and 20 percent of the population. The same basic relationship holds true, with slight variation, for each of the 25 areas, from metro Pittsburgh, where immigrants represent 3 percent of population and 4 percent of GDP, to metro Miami, where immigrants make up 37 percent of … (read more)

Immigration Facts for Binghamton, New York

April 3, 2009. The most recent data available from the Census Bureau show that eight percent of Binghamton residents are foreign-born. Of immigrants living in Binghamton, 44 percent are white, 11 percent are black, 32 percent are Asian. In addition, 11 percent are Hispanic (can be of any race). Fact sheet prepared by FPI’s Immigration Research Initiative.… (read more)

They’re a part of the Island: Immigrants pay taxes and otherwise contribute to our community

November 20, 2008. A column by FPI senior fellow David Dyssegaard Kallick, Newsday.… (read more)

New Jersey town offers immigration insights

April 21, 2008.  A column by FPI senior fellow David Dyssegaard Kallick, Newsday.… (read more)

Immigrants boosting N.Y. middle class

December 19, 2007. A column by FPI senior fellow David Dyssegaard Kallick, Metro New York.(read more)

Working for a Better Life – A Profile of Immigrants in the New York State Economy

November 26, 2007. What role do immigrants play in the New York State economy? How about in upstate New York? In the downstate suburbs? In New York City? What countries do immigrants come from? Where do they work? How well are they doing?

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Immigration reform: Law should direct families toward upstate cities

June 14, 2007. An op ed by David Dyssegaard Kallick in the Buffalo News.(read more)

Immigration reform: Law should direct families toward upstate cities

June 14, 2007. “Another voice” – an op ed by David Dyssegaard Kallick, FPI’s senior fellow. Buffalo News.(read more)