New Data Highlights Immigrant Integration and Economic Contributions
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New Data Highlights Immigrant Integration and Economic Contributions

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For Immediate Release
March 7, 2012

Washington D.C. - Today, the Immigration Policy Center releases a snapshot of the Pew Hispanic Center’s extensive review of Census data. This data demonstrates that immigrants integrate into U.S. society over time and contribute to the U.S. economy. According to Pew’s analysis, most immigrants have been here for more than a decade and over time are more likely to become homeowners and learn English. Moreover, growing numbers of immigrants are becoming U.S. citizens and voters. The Pew data also shows the degree to which immigrants fuel labor-force growth and fill valuable roles in the economy as workers in both high-skilled and less-skilled occupations. In short, the data shows immigrants continue to be integral to the nation’s social and economic fabric.

To view the fact sheet in its entirety, see:

Pew Analysis Highlights Immigrant Integration and Economic Contributions (IPC Fact Check, March 7, 2012)

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For more information contact Wendy Sefsaf at wsefsaf@immcouncil.org or 202-507-7524.

The Immigration Policy Center (IPC), established in 2003, is the policy arm of the American Immigration Council. IPC's mission is to shape a rational conversation on immigration and immigrant integration. Through its research and analysis, IPC provides policymakers, the media, and the general public with accurate information about the role of immigrants and immigration policy on U.S. society. IPC reports and materials are widely disseminated and relied upon by press and policy makers. IPC staff regularly serves as experts to leaders on Capitol Hill, opinion-makers and the media. IPC is a non-partisan organization that neither supports nor opposes any political party or candidate for office.   

Division of the American Immigration Council.   


  

Source: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/pew-analysis-highlights-immigrant-integration-and-economic-contributions

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