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Get the Facts: AS/COA's Immigration Fact Sheets

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March 20, 2013

Updated January 29, 2014As U.S. immigration reform moves forward in 2013, a variety of facts and figures continue to be presented around immigrants and their current and potential contributions to the U.S. economy. AS/COA's immigration fact sheets provide key data points on why immigrants are vital to the U.S. economy and why comprehensive immigration reform is necessary for future U.S. competitiveness.

For more information on immigration, see our Immigration and Integration Initiative portal.

Immigrants and the Economy - Five Reasons Why the U.S. Economy Needs Immigrants: The first in a series of AS/COA fact sheets on immigration provides key data points on why immigrants—and immigration reform—are vital to the U.S. economy. (February 2013)

Immigrants and Entrepreneurship - Five Reasons Why Immigrants Drive Entrepreneurship and Job Creation: This fact sheet provides five reasons why immigrants are a critical engine for entrepreneurship and job creation in the United States. (March 2013)
Immigrants and the Labor Force - Five Reasons Why the U.S. Labor Force Needs Immigrants: This fact sheet provides data on why immigrants are vital for the future productivity of the U.S. labor force. (April 2013)
Immigration and housing

Immigrants and Housing - Five Reasons Why Immigrants are Critical for the Housing Market: This fact sheet shows how immigrants boost the housing market to the benefit of all Americans. (June 2013)

Border and the economy Our Border and the Economy: Five Reasons Why the U.S.-Mexico Border Is Critical to the Economy: This fact sheet shows how the border brings prosperity to communities across the country. (July 2013)
 
Get the Facts: Five Reasons Why Immigrants Are Critical for Our Agricultural Sector: This fact sheet explains how immigrants play a critical role in getting food from our farms to our supermarkets. (August 2013)
Get the Facts: Five Reasons Why Immigrants Are Vital for the Future of the U.S. Health Care Industry: This fact sheet details five reasons why immigrants are critical for filling health care jobs in the United States. (October 2013)
Immigrants and cities Get the Facts: Five Ways Immigrants Make Cities More Economically Competitive: This fact sheet—the eighth in AS/COA's series on immigrants and the economy—details why immigrants play a vital role in creating economically vibrant cities. (January 2014)
Get the Facts: Five Ways Immigrants Contribute to Safer Communities: This fact sheet explains five reasons how immigrants help lead to lower crime rates.  (April 2014)
Get the Facts: Five Ways Immigrants Drive the Essential Economy: This fact sheet shows how immigrants benefit industries ranging from food services to agriculture.
Citizenship Get the Facts: Five Ways Naturalized Citizens Contribute to the U.S. Economy: This fact sheet demonstrates the economic benefits achieved when immigrants become citizens.