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California’s Brain Gain Continues July 10 2019 California continues to attract more college graduates from other states than it loses, with almost all of this net gain being people under age 30.
Skills-based Immigration and California’s Workforce June 17 2019 The immigration plan recently announced by the White House prioritizes immigrants with higher levels of education. What might this mean for California immigration overall and for the state’s workforce?
How Changes in Immigration Affect California’s Workforce June 18 2018 California’s immigrant population is changing—and now about half of recent immigrants have at least bachelor’s degrees. Explore changes in immigrants’ education levels over time with a new interactive feature.
Testimony: Transfer Is Key to Closing the Workforce Skills Gap March 20 2018 California faces a shortage of 1.1 million highly educated workers. Making transferring from community college more efficient will help.
Testimony: How Can California Produce More College Graduates? February 6 2018 California needs to produce 1.1 million more college graduates by 2030 to meet economic demand. Here is how each university segment can help reach that goal.