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.
- How Risk of Exposure to the Coronavirus at Work Varies by Race and Ethnicity and How to Protect the Health and Well-Being of Workers and Their Families
- Uneven Recovery Leaves Many Hispanic, Black, and Low-Income Adults Struggling
- 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 Essential Workers Are the Backbone of Our Economy. How Can We Ensure They Aren’t Forgotten during Its Recovery?
- The Pandemic Is Threatening Latino Entrepreneurship, but Local Leaders Can Help
- Black and Hispanic People See Biggest Potential Poverty Reduction from Select HEROES Act Policies
- The COVID-19 Crisis Continues to Have Uneven Economic Impact by Race and Ethnicity
- 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?
- Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis: Treating Essential Workers As Truly Essential
- Immigration and Our Economic Future
- Tax Policy and the Immigrant Experience