Tag: Local Economies and Immigration

High-Skilled Immigration Boosts Native-Born Wages in Cities

Written by on May 9, 2014 in Economics, High Skilled, State by State with 0 Comments
High-Skilled Immigration Boosts Native-Born Wages in Cities

Despite the soaring demand there are only 85,000 H-1B visas available each year for high-skilled workers. And as a new report explains, these foreign workers who often work in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields are helping to boost the wages of native born workers without taking away jobs. In the report published by […]

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Immigrants Boost Economic Vitality through the Housing Market

Immigrants Boost Economic Vitality through the Housing Market

Abundant research shows that immigration is a net benefit to the United States’ economy. It leads to higher wages, business formation, job creation, and greater innovation – nationally and locally. Foreign workers who immigrate to the U.S. help alleviate labor force gaps left by a workforce increasingly nearing and entering retirement age. Furthermore, immigrants help […]

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