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TitleImmigrant workers in the U. S. labor force
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PublisherBrookings Institution
DateMarch 2012
Pages18 pp.
DescriptionDebates about illegal immigration, border security, skill levels of workers, unemployment, job growth and competition, and entrepreneurship all rely, to some extent, on perceptions of immigrants’ role in the U.S. labor market. These views are often shaped as much by politics and emotion as by facts. To better frame these debates, this short analysis provides data on immigrants in the labor force at the current time of slowed immigration, high unemployment, and low job growth and highlights eight industries where immigrants are especially vital.
Filed inImmigration > Economy and workforce
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