New online tool maps economic impact of immigrants – Crow River Media

There are conflicting arguments about immigrants and what they’re doing for the economy. Some say they strengthen it and some say they hurt it by taking less pay and putting Americans out of jobs. You can now see their impact mapped out so you’ll know what’s going on. This will help you feel better about the situation if you worry about it.

Key Takeaways:

  • Minnesota business leaders have launched Map the Impact — a campaign to highlight the power of immigrants in communities across the country.
  • This effort arms business, civic and cultural leaders with new data on immigrants’ contributions in Minnesota and the critical need for immigration reform.
  • The Map the Impact coalition supports a reform package that modifies immigration policies without creating more obstacles for workers to connect with employers.

“Minnesota business leaders in mid-February showcased new research on the contributions of immigrants in Minnesota and highlighted the critical need for immigration reform.”