LPR by State, County, Country of Birth, and Major Class of Admission (Department of Homeland Security)
Lawful permanent residents (LPRs), also known as “green card” holders, are non-citizens who are lawfully authorized to live permanently within the United States. The tables offer county-level data for the top 200 counties of residence of new LPRs by major class of admission and by country of birth. OIS assigns county of residence using zip codes USCIS receives in applications for admission as an LPR or adjustment to LPR status.
Boston's Immigrant Labor Force (Boston Planning & Development Agency)
This report compares the labor force integration and standard of living indicators of Boston's immigrant workers to native-born workers and provides descriptive infor- mation on the composition of Boston's foreign-born resident workforce and their so- cio-economic characteristics. It also examines the relationship between labor market outcomes and individual characteristics such as education, gender, length of resi- dence, naturalization and national origin.
Demographic Change Across Greater Boston (Boston Indicators)
The following three interactive features allow you to explore trends detailed in Changing Faces of Greater Boston. The maps display demographic change across the region and within Boston neighborhoods, and the scatterplots show the range of socioeconomic outcomes for the top 10 countries of ancestry within each of the Latino, Black and Asian American racial groups.
Immigrant Demographics (City of Boston)
Data and research about Boston’s diverse immigrant populations.
State and Local Immigration Data (New American Economy)
New American Economy is a bipartisan research and advocacy organization fighting for smart federal, state, and local immigration policies that help grow our economy and create jobs for all Americans. Search by state, county, Metro Area, and Congressional District.
Building AAPI Power: A Profile of AAPI Communities in Greater Boston (Boston Indicators, Nov 2021)
To help inform efforts to support our region’s diverse AAPI communities, the report aims to provide a more nuanced profile of AAPI communities than is often presented in the public discourse. Too often researchers report aggregate numbers for racial groups, rather than disaggregating by country of origin. For AAPI populations especially, using only aggregate data markedly skews analysis. While more than 80 percent of working-age Indian Americans in Greater Boston are college-educated, for
Boston, MA Profile (New American Economy)
The New American Economy Cities Index is the first-ever comprehensive look at how the nation’s largest 100 cities welcome immigrants.
Refugee Resettlement, 1975-2018
Person-level data on 2.5+ million refugees who arrived in the US between 1975 and 2008. The anonymized records, obtained from the National Archives and originally collected by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, indicate each refugee’s country and date of birth, marital and family status, education level and English proficiency, date of US arrival, US city of resettlement, and more. The researchers also combined
Understanding Pathways To and Away From Violent Radicalization Among Resettled Somali Refugees, 4 North American cities, 2013-2015 (ICPSR 37449)
Somalis in North America offer a window into the remarkable potential that can be realized by refugees/immigrants despite experiences of severe adversity as well as the challenges some subgroups encounter when adjusting to life in a new country. The qualitative interviews feature experiences of formal (e.g. police) and informal (e.g. community) institutions over the past year. Examples of interview prompts include questions related to social bonds with family and community, and interactions