Adult Literacy Education In Immigrant Communities

Identifying Policy and Program Priorities for Helping Newcomers Learn English

This report recaps discussions from a September 2006 conference on adult literacy education in immigrant communities. It outlines strategies, priorities and collaboration opportunities aimed at helping our nation’s newest members learn English and — in turn — pursue deeper community bonds and brighter economic futures. 

October 11, 2007

Read More

Banking in a Global Market -- Executive Summary

Financial Institution Guide for Offering International Remittance Services

This executive summary accompanies a full report that provides users with a step-by-step approach to establishing a remittance program that is beneficial to both consumers and the financial institutions serving them. The report describes several effective remittance programs, drawing on the experiences of financial institutions throughout the U.S.

January 1, 2007

Read More

A Snapshot of Children Living on Mexico’s Northern Border

Border Kids Count

This report — part of the KIDS COUNT Snapshot series — takes a quick look at what life is like for the 2 million children living in Mexico’s northern border region. It shares statistics on child well-being measures in a range of areas, including migration and safety, living conditions, family economic well-being, education, health and more. The goal? Jumpstart data-driven discussions and informed decision making to promote well-being within these unique communities. 

July 31, 2006

Read More

Undercounted, Underserved

Immigrant and Refugee Families in the Child Welfare System

This report focuses on the needs of immigrant and refugee children in the child welfare system.

January 1, 2006

Read More

Supporting English Language Acquisition

Opportunities for Foundations to Strengthen the Social and Economic Well-Being of Immigrant Families

This briefing paper offers clear recommendations to foundations interested in supporting Limited English Proficient (LEP) immigrants. Readers will gain an overview of the LEP population and the challenges these newcomers face. 

June 1, 2005

Read More

A Chartbook on Latino Adolescent Reproductive Health

A Future With Promise

This publication draws on a wide range of research to present education, immigration and health facts related to the sexual wellness of Latino youth. The goal is simple: Give readers a richer and more nuanced look into these teens’ lives while informing policy and practice to better support their reproductive health needs.

December 24, 2004

Read More

The IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

An Operational Guide to the ITIN Program

The purpose of this guide is to discuss the practical and operational issues currently surrounding the Internal Revenue Service’s Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) and how it affects immigrant workers. 

June 4, 2004

Read More