As Congress inches toward major immigration legislation, a new Sunlight Foundation analysis (based on almost 8,000 lobbying reports) offers a comprehensive and interactive guide to the web of interests with something at stake.

The magnified images of several clusters display heavy lobbying interactions between related special interest groups (white circles) and the immigration issues and legislation they have frequently sought to influence (colored circles). 

 Rethinking immigration: The case for the 400,000 solution

Canada is facing a demographic crunch and labour shortage that will hinder our future prosperity. The solution: More economic immigrants who are selected for their skills. Scroll through the interactive below to delve into the challenges of immigration and possible fixes. Hear from immigrants and innovators. Share your own immigration story and see what immigration looks like in your community according to the latest available census data

Rethinking immigration: The case for the 400,000 solution

Canada is facing a demographic crunch and labour shortage that will hinder our future prosperity. The solution: More economic immigrants who are selected for their skills. Scroll through the interactive below to delve into the challenges of immigration and possible fixes. Hear from immigrants and innovators. Share your own immigration story and see what immigration looks like in your community according to the latest available census data

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New study of immigrant workers’ educational profiles across the U.S. reveals that, contrary to public perception, high-skilled immigrants outnumber the low-skilled population (via)

curiositycounts:

New study of immigrant workers’ educational profiles across the U.S. reveals that, contrary to public perception, high-skilled immigrants outnumber the low-skilled population (via)

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Rendering 3D immigration data with LEGOs
(via information aesthetics)

acafourek:

Rendering 3D immigration data with LEGOs

(via information aesthetics)

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