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American Immigration Council publishes fact sheet on immigration in New Jersey

  New Jersey has a large community of immigrants, many of whom hail from India. Nearly one-quarter of the state’s population was born in another country, while one in six residents is a native-born U.S. citizen with at least one immigrant parent. Foreign-born residents are vital to New Jersey’s workforce across sectors. For example, immigrants […]

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Report Examines the Economic Impact of Immigrants in Middlesex County

The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Einstein’s Alley have released a report on the impact of immigration on the economy of Middlesex County. Prepared under a “Gateways for Growth” grant from New American Economy, the report details the positive contributions that immigrants make to the county’s economy. Although only 34.5% of the county’s […]

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Immigrant Small Business Ownership is a Cornerstone of New Jersey’s Economy

In this report, the author discusses the economic impact and demographic makeup of immigrant-owned small businesses in New Jersey. While immigrants constitute slightly more than one-fifth (22 percent) of New Jersey’s population, they make up almost half (47 percent) of its Main Street business owners. The article also discusses the racial, ethnic and educational composition […]

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