Keeping Up

Keeping Up

The following resources will be helpful in maintaining current information re- lated to the demographics of your location, the United States, and your state; immigration issues and policies; and poverty:

United States Census 2010

Department of Homeland Security

Poverty: United States Census Bureau poverty

Bishaw, A., & Macartney, S. (2010). Poverty: 2008 and 2009. U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey Briefs. Retrieved from, July 7, 2011.

Bishaw, A. (2011). Areas With Concentrated Poverty: 2006–2010. American Com- munity Survey. Retrieved from sbr10-17.pdf, February 26, 2011.

DeNavas-Walt, C., Proctor, B. D., & Smith, J. C. (2010). Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2009. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved from, July 7, 2011.

Howden, L. M., & Meyer, J. A. (2011). Age and Sex Composition: 2010. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved from operations/cb11-cn147.html, May 30, 2011.

Humes, K. R., Nicholas, A. J., & Ramirez, R. (2011). Overview of Race and Hispanic Origin: 2010. Census Briefs. p. 4. Retrieved from http://2010.cen-, June 26, 2011.

Lee, J. (2011). Annual Flow Report U.S. Naturalizations: 2010. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administra- tion, Office of Homeland Security, Office of Immigration Statistics. Retrieved from shtm, June 1, 2011.

Monger, R. & Yankay, J. (2011). U.S. Legal Permanent Residents: 2010 Annual Flow Report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, Office of Homeland Security, Office of Immi- gration Statistics. Retrieved from cations/gc_1301497627185.shtm, June 1, 2011.

Nilsen, S. (2007). Poverty in America: Report to Congressional Requesters. Washington, DC: United States Government Accountability Office. Retrieved from, July 21, 2007.

RapidImmigration. (2012). Significant Historic Dates in U.S. Immigration. Retrieved from history.html, February 25, 2011).

U.S. Census Bureau. (2011). Preliminary Estimate of Weighted Poverty Thresh- olds for 2011. Retrieved from data/threshld/index.html, April 12, 2011.

U.S. Census Bureau. (2010). American Community Survey. Retrieved from xhtml?fpt=table, December 16, 2011.

U.S. Census Bureau. (2006). Current Population Survey. Annual Social and Eco- nomic Supplement. Last revised: August 29, 2006. Retrieved from http://

U.S. Census Bureau. (2001). Retrieved from national/asrh/NC-EST2009-asrh.html, December 16, 2011.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (2011). Learn about the United States: Quick Civics Lessons for the Naturalization Test 2011. Retrieved from www., July 7, 2011.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (2007). Press Release. Administration and Bipartisan Group of Senators Reach Bipartisan Agreement on Com- prehensive Immigration Reform. Washington, DC: Department of Home- land Security. p. 1. Retrieved from pr_1179511978687.shtm, March 1, 2008.



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United States Department of Homeland Security. (2007). United States History and Government Questions. Washington, DC: United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Retrieved from uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=12e596 981298d010VgnVCM10000048f3d6a1RCRD&vgnextchannel=96719c7755 cb9010VgnVCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD, March 1, 2008.

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Spector, M. (1979). Poverty: The barrier to health care. In R. E. Spector (Ed.), Cultural diversity in health and illness (pp. 141–162). New York: Appleton, Century & Crofts.

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