Tag: Latino Public Policy

Arizona Minority Student Progress Report 2016

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Reports and Publications
March 2016
Dr. Jeffrey F. Milem, Karina G. Salazar ,W. Patrick Bryan

The Arizona Minority Education Policy Analysis Center (AMEPAC) is a policy center of the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education. Through studies, AMEPAC’s mission is to stimulate constructive statewide discussion and debate about improving Arizona minority students’ early awareness, access, and achievement throughout the educational attainment process. Our vision is that all Arizona students succeed in higher education as a result of quality research that shapes policy on critical issues.

Defining Border Security in Immigration Reform

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Reports and Publications
July 2013
Mike Slaven

This report by the Morrison Institute Latino Public Policy Center focuses on defining a "secure" border as the key to passage of comprehensive immigration reform in Congress. The report attempts to separate rhetoric from facts regarding border security.


Citizenship or Something Less? The Economic Implications for Arizona

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Reports and Publications
April 2013
Mike Slaven

This Morrison Institute Latino Public Policy report looks at the economic impact individually and collectively concerning the option of permanent residency vs. U.S. citizenship, as part of the nation's immigration reform proposal.

 


The State of Security in the US-Mexico Border Region

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Reports and Publications
February 2013
Eric L. Olson, Erik Lee

This working paper lays out the principal challenges facing U.S.-Mexico land ports of entry, which function both to facilitate commerce between the two nations but also provides security. Co-author is Erik Lee, associate director of the North American Center for Transborder Studies (NACTS) at Arizona State University.


Arizona's Emerging Latino Vote

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Reports and Publications
August 2012
Bill Hart, Eric Hedberg

Predicting the future can be risky business, but demographics tell us there is one irrefutable element in Arizona’s future - the disproportionate growth in young Latino citizens. Latinos constitute Arizona’s most rapidly growing ethnicity and could represent more than 50 percent of Arizona’s population by mid-century. The ramifications will be profound, with major impacts to be felt in the healthcare industries, at all levels of education, the workforce population and in state budgeting - just to cite a few.

Population Change in Arizona, Texas and the United States: Implications for Education and Economic Development

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Presentations
April 2012
Dr. Steve Murdock

Changing demographics presentation by Dr. Steve Murdock of Rice University at April 27, 2012 forum for new report, "Dropped? Latino Education and Arizona's Economic Future."


AZ Workforce: Latinos, Youth and the Future

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Reports and Publications
October 2008
Nancy Welch

With unemployment up, consumer spending down, and governments facing revenue shortfalls, Arizona must become more competitive than ever before. AZ Workforce: Latinos, Youth and the Future, produced as part of the ASU Office of Public Affairs’ César E. Chávez Leadership Lecture, examines the “unfinished business” of Arizona’s workforce.

The report notes reasons why the workforce remains a critical issue:

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