Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2014

http://www.odu.edu/content/dam/odu/offices/economic-forecasting-project/docs/2014/2014-sor-final.pdf

Focuses on economic development in the region but includes sections on megachurches, migration data, homeless children, and vehicle tolls.  From the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

 

The Foreign-Born Population from Africa: 2008-2012

Categories: Africa,Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2014/acs/acsbr12-16.pdf

Reports on trends in the number and percentage of the U.S. population that were born in Africa.  Also shows region of Africa and country of birth for the foreign-born African population in the U.S. and where they reside in the U.S.  From the Census Bureau

 

Noncitizen Eligibility for Federal Public Assistance: Policy Overview and Trends

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Medicare/Medicaid,Welfare/Social Services

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33809.pdf?

Examines the degree to which residents of the U.S. who are not citizens are eligible for assistance from the four major federal means-tested benefit programs: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance, Supplemental Security Income, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and Medicaid.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Immigration Enforcement Actions: 2013

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Latin America,Statistics

http://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/ois_enforcement_ar_2013.pdf

Annual statistical report on the number of aliens apprehended and returned to their native countries. Includes details on native country of those apprehended, region where apprehended, and trends in apprehensions since 1965. From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security

 

Refugees and Asylees: 2013

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

http://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/ois_rfa_fr_2013.pdf

Provides information on the number of persons admitted to the U.S. as refugees and those granted asylum in 2013 and the countries from which they came.  Nearly 70,000 refugees were admitted and approximately 25,000 individuals were granted asylum. From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security

 

State to State Migration Flows: 2013

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/hhes/migration/files/acs/st-to-st/State_to_State_Migrations_Table_2013.xls

An excel data file which shows flows of migration from origin state to destination state for people who moved in 2013.  From the Census Bureau

 

Coordination, Collaboration, Capacity: Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States 2013-2017

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration

http://www.ovc.gov/pubs/FederalHumanTraffickingStrategicPlan.pdf

The 5 year federal plan for aiding victims of human trafficking.  From the Department of Justice and other federal agencies

 

Asylum and Gang Violence

Categories: Children,Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Immigration/Migration,Latin America,Laws/Regulations

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R43716.pdf

 

Assesses the legal meaning of the term “refugee” as it applies to unaccompanied children arriving at the southwestern U.S. border who say they are fleeing persecution and gang violence in their home country.  Also considers how the plight of these children compares to the legal wording in the Immigration and Nationality Act.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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