Monthly Archives: March 2015

Two Hundred Years of U.S. Immigration by the Numbers


From the Yearbook of Immigration statistics, an interactive (scroll over for details) chart showing the number of people, by country, who attained lawful resident status in the U.S. over the past 200 years. Notice the bottleneck immediately after the passage of the Immigration Act of 1924. The law restricted new arrivals from Eastern and Southern Europe,… Read more »

Help Wanted: The Future of Nevada’s Job Market


By Chris Sieroty – KNPR News A recent jobs report paints a positive picture for Nevada. The state is benefitting from a low unemployment rate and the highest number of employers since 2008. What’s different seven years later, though, is the type of jobs. More than half of Southern Nevada’s job growth last year came in… Read more »