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Characteristics of Selected Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Ancestry Groups in the United States: 2008-2012

Categories: Africa,African Americans,Immigration/Migration,Latin America,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/acs/acs-34.pdf

Discusses immigration patterns and trends of a rapidly growing group.  Also covers demographic and socioeconomic characteristics and geographic distribution patterns.  From the Census Bureau

 

Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

https://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/2017/index.htm

Annual report on human slavery including sex trafficking, forced labor, and child labor.  Includes individual country narratives on U.S. perspectives of their success in stopping such offenses.  From the State Department

 

Immigration Courts: Actions Needed to Reduce Case Backlog and Address Long-Standing Management and Operational Challenges

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Supreme Court/courts

http://www.gao.gov/assets/690/685022.pdf

Examines the immigration court system in the U.S. and offers recommendations for improving court operations. From the Government Accountability Office

 

The South is Home to 10 of the 15 Fastest-Growing Large Cities

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2017/cb17-81-population-estimates-subcounty.html

Press release which identifies the fastest growing cities—most are in Texas, the largest cities, and the major population trends across regions.  From the Census Bureau

 

Foreign-Born Workers: Labor Force Characteristics: 2016

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/forbrn_05182017.pdf

Reports that the unemployment rate for foreign-born workers in 2016 was 4.3%, down from 4.9% in 2015.  Also offers information on weekly earnings and demographic characteristics.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Declined Detainer Outcome Reports

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration

https://www.ice.gov/declined-detainer-outcome-report

Weekly reports of non-federal jurisdictions that do not honor detainers issued by federal immigration authorities (so-called sanctuary cities) with information about the individual’s citizenship, detainer issued and declined dates, and criminal activity.  Temporarily suspended in mid-April 2017 “to refine reporting methodologies.”  See archived reports tab for previous reports.  From U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

 

Federal Justice Statistics, 2014– Statistical Tables

Categories: Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/fjs14st.pdf

More than 30 tables on workloads and outcomes of the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Federal Justice Statistics, 2013-2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/fjs1314.pdf

Covers statistics on federal arrests including immigration arrests, outcomes of trials, characteristics of defendants, inmates in correctional institutions, and recidivism rates.  Also examines trends in drug arrests.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

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