New Report: Assimilation Today: Latest Immigrants Following in Our History's Footsteps
from the Center for American Progress
The Center for American Progress has put out a report on immigrant trends related to several accepted benchmarks of assimilation: attainment of citizenship, home ownership, English language proficiency, job status, and income.
Here are some highlights:
Immigrants, whether from higher or lower starting points of social and economic attainment, have been integrating at high rates since 1990.
Naturalization has increased ...at a fast rate, from below 10 percent in 1990 to 56 percent by 2008, a substantial achievement given the constraints of federal citizenship law...
Posted: to Citizenship News on Thu, Sep 2, 2010
Updated: Thu, Sep 2, 2010