New Report Shows Immigrants in the South Bend-Elkhart Region Paid Over $258 Million in Taxes and Held Over $783 Million in Spending Power in 2019

Despite making up 6.9% of the population, immigrants made up 9.3% of working-age people and 9.2% of STEM workers and entrepreneurs. SOUTH BEND, IN — A new report, New Americans in Elkhart, Marshall, and St. Joseph Counties, released today by the American Immigration Council — in partnership with the City of South Bend, South Bend–Elkhart…

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New Report Shows Immigrants in Santa Fe County Paid Over $122 Million in Taxes and Held Over $365 Million in Spending Power in 2019

Immigrants in Sante Fe County contributed $1.1 billion to the county’s gross domestic product (GDP), or 12.3%  in 2019. SANTA FE COUNTY, NM — A new report, New Americans in Santa Fe County, released today by the American Immigration Council and Welcoming America, in partnership with the City of Santa Fe’s Office of Economic Development…

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New Report Shows Immigrants in Greater Salem Paid Over $200 Million in Taxes and Held $500 Million in Spending Power in 2019

Immigrants in Greater Salem made up 14.3 percent of business owners, generated $41.3 million in business income, and helped create and preserve 800 manufacturing jobs. SALEM, MA — A new report, New Americans in Greater Salem, released today by the American Immigration Council — in partnership with The Welcome Immigrant Network (WIN) and the City…

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New Report Shows Immigrants in Santa Clara County Paid Over $22.0 Billion in Taxes and Held $45.0 Billion in Spending Power in 2021

Immigrants in Santa Clara County made up 50.3 percent of business owners and generated $1.5 billion in business income. Santa Clara County, CA — A new report, New Americans In Santa Clara County, released today by the American Immigration Council — in partnership with the Santa Clara County Office of Immigrant Relations — underscores the…

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Assisting Undocumented Entrepreneurs

On August 29, Welcoming America, Build from Within Alliance, and Immigrants Rising, hosted this webinar for all business support organizations, welcoming initiatives and others who want to learn more about programs and strategies that provide capital access and business planning services to undocumented immigrant entrepreneurs and business owners. Many welcoming programs, small business support organizations…

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New Report Shows Immigrants in Allen County Paid Over $160.0 Million in Taxes and Held $496.0 Million in Spending Power in 2019

Immigrants in Allen County contributed $1.9 billion to the county’s GDP ALLEN COUNTY, IN — A new report, New Americans in Allen County, released today by the American Immigration Council — in partnership with Amani Family Services, Downtown Fort Wayne, and Greater Fort Wayne Inc. — underscores the crucial role immigrants play in the region’s…

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New Report Shows Immigrants in Baltimore County Paid Over $1.0 Billion in Taxes and Exceeded $2.8 Billion in Spending Power in 2019

Immigrants in Baltimore County made up 21.2 percent of business owners, generated $204.4 million in business income, and helped create and preserve over 4,800 jobs BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD, June 2, 2023—A new report, New Americans in Baltimore County, released today by the American Immigration Council—in partnership with Baltimore County’s Office of Community Engagement, underscores the…

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Bridging Language and Work: Solutions to Invest in Immigrant and Refugee Talent

Finding, retaining, and developing talent is a top priority for business leaders today. Refugees and immigrants represent an incredible pool of talent that can fill worker shortages and enhance diversity. Yet, many employers overlook candidates due to perceptions that workers cannot succeed in a role if they have limited proficiency in the local language. Bridging Language…

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