The Economic and Political Impact of Immigrants, Latinos and Asians By State
April 14, 2015
Washington D.C. – Today, the American Immigration Council releases an additional 10 updated state fact sheets with accompanying infographics. Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians constitute large and growing shares of the U.S. workforce, tax base, business community, and electorate. These fact sheets highlight their contributions as workers, taxpayers, and entrepreneurs, as well as their expanding political power.
The most recently updated states follow:
- Arkansas: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/new-americans-arkansas
- Idaho: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/new-americans-idaho
- Indiana: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/new-americans-indiana
- Kansas: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/new-americans-kansas
- Louisiana: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/new-americans-louisiana
- Michigan: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/new-americans-michigan
- Mississippi: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/new-americans-mississippi
- Missouri: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/new-americans-missouri
- South Carolina: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/new-americans-south-carolina
- Wisconsin: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/new-americans-wisconsin
Additionally, the American Immigration Council has released 11 state fact sheets on the impact of President Obama’s executive action on immigration. These fact sheets provide a snapshot of the potential number of applicants for the deferred action initiatives, and the economic benefits DAPA and DACA will bring to these states.