Increasing Skills & Opportunity for Wisconsin’s Immigrants

Dresser, L., and M. Meder. Increasing Skills & Opportunity for Wisconsin’s Immigrants. COWS, 2016.

Immigrants have been shaping Wisconsin’s economy since the state’s founding, and it is critical to ensure that today’s immigrants have access to the skills and education that will build shared prosperity and strengthen our economy into the future. This report provides an overview of demographic trends among the immigrant population, and addresses pressing needs with regard to citizenship, language training, and access to higher education that prevent these working families from thriving economically.