Initiatives & Research

Research Links

Houston Demographics

"Interesting Times" Dr. Stephen Klineberg, Kinder Institute
Houston Area Asian Survey: Diversity and Transformation Among Asians in Houston - Rice University, Kinder Institute, Kleinberg
Harris County Quick Facts - US Census Bureau
A World of Opportunity - Center for an Urban Future Study

New Americans in Texas: The Political and Economic Power of Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians in the Lone Star State - Immigration Policy Center

The Rise of Asian Americans - Pew Research / Social Trends

Houston: America's Future, Elise Hu, NPR
Foreign Born Residents: City of Houston, State of Texas and the United States
Foreign-born Residents by Region of Birth - City of Houston, State of Texas and the United States
Language Spoken: City of Houston, State of Texas and the United States
US Census - Hobby Center for the Study of Texas

Regional & Greater Houston Language Population Demographics - 2015 Profile


Economic Impact

Effect of Census 2000 Undercount on Federal Funding to States and Selected Counties, 2002-2012 - PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Volatility, Growth and Recovery - Global Monitor 2011
Houston in Top 20 Worldwide Highest Economic Performance - Global Monitor 2011
SMART MARKETING / Disney's Frozen - 41 languages "'Let It Go': A Global Hit In Any Language"e - NPR

 

 

Houston's Immigrant Energy

Immigration: Going the Distance - Asians overtake Hispanics as America’s biggest group of new immigrants - The Economist Newspaper
Foreign-born Residents by Region of Birth - City of Houston, State of Texas and the United States
Shaping Texas: The Effects of Immigration, 1970-2020 - Center for Immigration Studies
New Americans in Texas

 

 

 

Language Barriers & English Acquisition

Limited English Proficiency: 5 Years and Older - City of Houston, Houston Metro, Texas State and the United States
Where 60 Million People in the U.S. Don't Speak English at Home" - Emily Badger - The Atlantic Cities
Eliminating Language Barriers for LEP Individuals: Promising Practices from the Public Sector - Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees
Executive Order - Language Access
City Hall to start offering info in five languages - Houston Chronicle
Glossary of Census Terms - US Census Bureau

 

 

Refugee Resettlement

Bringing the World to Houston - Our Refugee Communities & Resettlement  Agencies
Refugee Arrivals - Houston and the United States
The State of Houston's Refugee Community
Texas leads nation in refugee resettlement - Houston Chronicle
Texas Refugee Program Arrivals - 2013 - 2014
Texas Refugee Program - Refugee Arrivals FY 2013
From ‘There’ to ‘Here’: Refugee Resettlement in Metropolitan America - Metropolitan Policy Program

 

 


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