Immigrant Workforce and the Economy
Immigrants make up 13 percent of the U.S. population but they are 16 percent of the workforce, and are concentrated in occupations and industries at the high-, middle-, and low-skilled levels. Urban scholars offer expertise in the economic and fiscal impact of immigration, the immigrant workforce, and how to support more effective training and upskilling of this population.
- Hispanic Adults in Families with Noncitizens Disproportionately Feel the Economic Fallout From COVID-19
- Upskilling the Immigrant Workforce to Meet Employer Demand for Skilled Workers
- How Might Restricting Immigration Affect Social Security's Finances?
- The Economic Impact of Naturalization on Immigrants and Cities
- Immigrant Diversity and Social Security: Recent Patterns and Future Prospects
- Assisting Newcomers through Employment and Support Services
- Household Composition and Longitudinal Health Outcomes for Older Mexican Return Migrants
- State and Local Fiscal Effects of Immigration
Urban Wire Posts:
- Latinx Unemployment Is Highest of All Racial and Ethnic Groups for the First Time on Record
- Essential Construction Work during the Pandemic Needs to Prioritize Worker Safety
- San Diego Is Strengthening Its Workforce by Welcoming Immigrants
- Filing Taxes: A Nonresident's Experiences
- Immigrant workers play key roles in local economies and merit investment
- Exploring the costs and benefits of immigrants through a local lens
- Why Do We Make It So Hard For Immigrants To Pay Their Taxes?
- What immigration means for our economic and fiscal future
- Building America: The immigrant construction workforce
- Labor force growth increasingly depends on immigrants and their children
- What the research says about immigrants hasn’t changed
- What do immigrants cost state and local governments?