New York State and its major regions

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.

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)

New York City’s Labor Market Outlook with a Special Emphasis on Immigrant Workers

December 9, 2005. A presentation for a forum sponsored by the NYC Education and Training Coalition: “NYC’s Labor Market: Where Are the Jobs?” Presentation >>(read more)

Immigrants and the New York City Labor Force

February 15, 2005. Testimony presented at New York City Council Immigration Committee Hearing. Read the testimony.(read more)

Immigrant Workers and the Minimum Wage in New York City

March 25, 2004. Prepared by the Fiscal Policy Institute for the New York Immigration Coalition.  Includes detailed tables on the immigrant workforce in New York City. Read the report. (read more)