Elizabeth M. Grieco
Chief, Foreign-Born Population Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
Elizabeth M. Grieco is chief of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign-Born Population Branch in the Population Division. She is the author of numerous publications on the characteristics of the foreign born, migration data, remittance behavior, the second generation, and race. These include an American Community Survey brief, “Place of Birth of the Foreign-Born Population: 2009” (with E. Trevelyan); an American Community Survey report, “Race and Hispanic Origin of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States: 2007”; and a working paper, “Who in the United States Sends and Receives Remittances?” (with P. de la Cruz, R. Cortes, and L. Larsen). She has also written an essay, "Origin Countries of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States" for the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, published by Wiley-Blackwell and "U.S. Data Sources on the Foreign Born and Immigration" (with N. Rytina) forthcoming in International Migration Review.
She has presented her work at numerous academic conferences and professional meetings and recently gave presentations on the size, distribution and characteristics of the foreign-born population to the White House Domestic Policy Council on Immigrant Integration, the Russell Sage Foundation's Cultural Contact and Immigration Working Group, and the Consular Corps of Washington, D.C.
Grieco received her doctorate in sociology and demography from Florida State University, with a focus on international migration studies, her master’s in anthropology from the University of Kansas and her bachelor's in anthropology from the University of Cincinnati.