Media Coverage

Below are some examples of recent news media coverage of analysis produced by Rob Paral and Associates:

Click here to listen to Rob Paral analyze political shifts revealed in the 2010 census and what they might mean for our political futures (January 2010)

Rob Paral talks with WBEZ's Tony Sarabia about proposed immigration policies

Click here to listen to Rob Paral explain how immigrants affect the current workforce (January 2013)

Click here to listen to Rob Paral explain what can contribute to growth-or lack of-in a region, and why some areas see more change than others (March 2013)

Click here to listen to Rob Paral discuss the decline in our population and how immigration is helping to fill that void (June 2014)

News Source
Date
Title of Article
The Journal TimesJune 2014Immigrants Help Spur Area's Population Growth
Al Día NewsJune 2014Los Inmigrantes Compensan la Pérdida de Población en el Medio
Aging Workforce NewsJune 2014Midwestern United States: Immigration Helping to Overcome Population Loss and Aging Workforce
The Chicago Council on Glocal AffairsJune 2014Chicago Council Report Shows Immigration Counters Population Decline and Aging Workforce in Midwest
The Washington TimesApril 2014Hastert Among GOP Supporters of Immigrant Reform
Chicago Sun TimesMarch 2014Interactive: Where the Uninsured Live
ABA Banking JournalMarch 2014Illinois Banking's Changing Landscape
StreetwiseFebruary 2014Undocumented Immigrant Study Focuses on Legislation
HighlanderFebruary 2014What We Lose If We Do Nothing on Immigration
The Southern IllinoisanDecember 2013Amish, Immigrants Boost Uninsured in Illinois County
Pacific StandardNovember 2013Chicago Is Dying
Education NewsNovember 2013Illinois School Report Card FInds Dramatic Shifts in Ethnic, Racial Makeup
NewsmaxNovember 2013Albert R. Hunt: Republicans Brace for Bitter Immigration Fight
PoliticoOctober 2013Republicans Can't Ignore Minority Voters
CrainAugust 2013Downstate, Black Areas Home to Highest Share of Government Workers
Chamber of Commerce of the United States of AmericaJune 2013Immigration Myths and Facts
ZócaloJune 2013First Comes Immigration Reform, Then Comes ... What?
CBS ChicagoMay 2013Census Data: Chicago Slowest Growing Big City In U.S.
The GuardianApril 2013Marco Rubio, America's Hardworking Immigrants Deserve Real Reform
Progress IllinoisMarch 2013Cook County Welcomes More Immigrants, Population Grows
WBEZMarch 2013Chicago-Area Population Grow's at Snail's Pace
The Chicago TribuneJanuary 2013Where Are All the Children?
The Wall Street JournalJanuary 2013Immigrants Get Lending Hand to Get Legal
Peninsula PressDecember 2012Obama's Election Victory Spurs Young Immigrants to Seek Temporary Legal Status
City of ChicagoDecember 2012Mayor Emanuel Unveils First-Ever Chicago New Americans Plan
Logan Square Neighborhood AssociationNovember 2012Latino Students at Northeastern Illinois University get a new permanent home
Chicago MagOctober 2012Downtown Chicago Grows, and Grows Younger, as the Rest of the City Ages and Shrinks
NYS Immigrant Action FundAugust 2012Who are the DREAMers?
Univision
August 2012
Mayoría de dreamers son mexicanos
Hispanically Speaking News
August 2012
Where and Who Are The Young People Eligible for the President’s “Deferred Action” Initiative
Fox News Latino
August 2012
Estudio: Mayoría de dreamers son mexicanos
Informador
August 2012
Arizona bloquea Acción Diferida
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 2012
More high-skilled immigrants could boost St. Louis' economy
Examiner
June 2012
Emanuel wants Chicago to be the 'most immigrant friendly city in the world'
The Washington Post
June 2012
Asians outnumber Hispanics among new immigrants to U.S.
Chicago Tribune
June 2012
Census sees Chicago's population inching up
Shriver CenterMay 2012Chicago Law and Education Foundation --A Model of School-Based Legal Services
Chicago Mag
April 2012
Immigration, Crime, and Population Decline in Chicago and Beyond
The Telegraph
April 2012
New interactive map shows numbers to be insured
Business Insider
January 2012
Deporting All Of America's Illegal Immigrants Would Cost A Whopping $285 Billion
La Voz de Kentucky
January 2012
The Political and Economic Power of Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians in the Bluegrass State
North County Times
July 2011
County's illegal immigrant population estimated at 198,000
WLS 890AM
June 2011
Census: Houston grows, but Chicago remains larger
Chicago Tribune
March 2011
More minorities moving to suburbs
Chicago Sun-Times
February 2011
Something’s gotta give when city redraws ward map
Chicago Tribune
February 2011
Neighborhood population drain
Chicago Sun-Times
February 2011
Losses in Cook County slowed Illinois growth
Chicago Tribune
February 2011
Census: Illinois growth slow, driven by sharp increase in state's Hispanic population
Chicago Tribune
February 2011
Super shoppers come long way for suburban Asian groceries
The Washington Post
December 2010
Illinois: Democrats' lone redistricting prize is a big one
Chicago Tribune
September 2010
Mexican community to celebrate with Mexico 2010 Chicago bash
Chicago Tribune
September 2010
Illegal immigrants down, but not in Illinois
Chicago Tribune
April 2010
In any language, Chicago still a big talker
Cleveland.com
July 2009
Cleveland lost nearly 10 percent of its population this decade, census data shows
The Pitch - Kansas City
June 2009
Hispanic eco devo group expands its services to Johnson County
Chicago Tribune
June 2009
Panel to consider immigrants' effect on economy
MySanAntonio.com
May 2009
Job-stealing immigrant a threat...to truth
World Sentinel
May 2009
Experts Untie the Immigration and Unemployment Knot
Salt Lake Tribune
May 2009
Pro-immigration group's study contends immigrants don't impact unemployment
Global Visas
May 2009
Study finds US immigration does not increase employment
Politico
May 2009
Janet Napolitano: Legalization a hard sell
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 2009
Immigration is an Economic Issue, and the Midwest Needs to Treat it as Such
Bakersfield Californian
October 2008
New citizens may sway election
Sacramento Bee
April 2008
High percentage of kids with immigrant parents could transform California electorate, report says
Baltimore Sun
November 2008
A foot in the kitchen door
Hartford Courant
November 2008
A foot in the kitchen door
Santa Fe New Mexican
July 2008
Barak Obama es el primer afro-americano en la historia de los EE.UU. que ocupara el cargo
Fresno Bee
October 2008
Foreign-born voters have big Valley voice
SindhToday.net
October 2008
Asians, Latinos could change course of US election: Report
Modesto Bee
October 2008
Ballot Power: Immigrants naturalized voters critical in deciding races, report finds
Univision
October 2008
El poder politico de inmigrantes
Sacramento Bee
March 2008
Dan Walters: California faces huge upheaval
China View
April 2008
Immigrants gain voting strength in California, show study
Washington Post
February 2008
Chicago: The World's Kind of Town? Leaders Promote Projects to Help the City Compete in Global Market
Manila Standard Today
May 2007
Lives on hold waiting for US visas
Sacramento Bee
February 2007
Undocumented Latinos follow job growth into conservative regions
Omaha World-Herald
June 2007
Profile rising for Iowa congressman
The Austin American - Statesman
April 2007
Immigration shifts states' House power
Miami Herald
April 2007
Groups seek to mobilize immigrants: A new study highlights the political potential of immigrants eligible to become U.S. citizens as local advocacy groups hold citizenship drives across Broward
Chicago Tribune
August 2007
Spanish needs worry some teachers: Job security up in air, say those who don't speak language
Daily Herald
March 2006
Illegal workers at issues 27th Senate District candidates
Desert News
April 2006
Illegal immigration still hot topic in Utah races
Pioneer Local
April 2006
Immigrants' illegal status divides area communities
Mid-Iowa News
June 2006
An immigrant's story
Daily Herald
October 2006
Missing from the middle Study shows economic effect of immigrants at extremes of skill spectrum
The San Diego Union-Tribune
February 2006
Home-buying program has cash, controversy
Munster Times
March 2006
Hispanic population growing, not voting
The Washington Times
May 2006
How immigrants make economy grow - Pool of workers fills gap left by declining U.S. birthrates
Omaha World-Herald
June 2006
Immigration debate swells with influx
Sacramento Bee
May 2006
Dad's plight exposes troubled visa system: Sacramentan frustrated in effort to bring son to U.S.
Chicago Tribune
September 2006
Officials propose punishment for helping illegal immigrants
Chicago Tribune
November 2006
A foot in the kitchen door
Washington Times
May 2006
Immigrants drive economic growth
San Francisco Chronicle
June 2006
Selling illegal immigrants the American dream
Chicago Tribune
April 2006
Illegal immigrants establish a labor pool vital to the U.S. economy
Rhode Island News
August 2006
Latinos in R.I.: An expanding presence
Chicago Tribune
October 2006
Immigrants fuel recent area boom in housing: Newcomers plant roots, benefit local economies, census study's author says
USA Today
May 2006
Immigrants courted as good customers
Houston Chronicle
February 2006
One Nation, Two Worlds