5 Ways Immigrants Make Cities More Economically Competitive

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Even with the uncertainty over the fate of comprehensive immigration reform in Congress this spring, immigrants continue to be the economic engine of cities across the country. This fact sheet—the eighth in our series on immigrants and the economy—details five reasons why immigrants play a vital role in creating economically vibrant, competitive cities.

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