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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Champaign becomes first Certified Welcoming city in Illinois

Aerial image of Champaign, Illinois with the Certified Welcoming Seal and text that reads "City of Champaign: A Certified Welcoming place for all of us to call home"

Welcoming America, a national nonprofit organization, announces the City of Champaign as a Certified Welcoming place, the first in Illinois to achieve the designation. Rachel Perić, executive director of Welcoming America, said: “We are thrilled to recognize the City of Champaign in becoming a Certified Welcoming place, affirming its leadership in building policies and partnerships…

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Tulsa becomes first Certified Welcoming city in Oklahoma

Aerial photo of Tulsa, Oklahoma with the Certified Welcoming Seal and text that reads "City of Tulsa: A Certified Welcoming place for all of us to call home"

Welcoming America, a national nonprofit organization, announces the City of Tulsa as a Certified Welcoming place, the first in Oklahoma to achieve the designation. Rachel Perić, executive director of Welcoming America, said: “We are thrilled to recognize Tulsa in becoming a Certified Welcoming place, affirming its leadership in building policies and partnerships that enable all…

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New Orleans becomes first Certified Welcoming city in Louisiana

The Certified Welcoming seal and text that reads "City of New Orleans: A Certified Welcoming place for all of us to call home." is overlaid on a photo of New Orlean's cityscape

Welcoming America, a national nonprofit organization, announces the City of New Orleans as a Certified Welcoming place, the first in Louisiana to achieve the designation. Rachel Perić, executive director of Welcoming America, said: “We are thrilled to recognize New Orleans in becoming a Certified Welcoming place, affirming its leadership in building policies and partnerships that…

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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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Boise, Idaho redesignated as Certified Welcoming by Welcoming America

Certified Welcoming logo overlaid on a background featuring a photo of Boise, Idaho. Text on the image says "City of Boise, A Certified Welcoming place for all of us to call home."

Welcoming America, a national nonprofit organization, announces the redesignation of the City of Boise in Idaho as a Certified Welcoming place. Rachel Perić, executive director of Welcoming America, said: “We are thrilled to redesignate Boise as a Certified Welcoming city. As a place that has invested in making sure that immigrant and non-immigrant neighbors can…

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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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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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Welcoming Week 2023 kicks off with 500 events globally, Little Amal’s U.S. tour

The annual campaign Welcoming Week, led by U.S.-based nonprofit Welcoming America kicks off this September 8-17 through more than 500 events happening worldwide, including 68 events taking place in Australia, Canada, Mexico, and New Zealand, as well as in partnership with 16 global organizations. Events aim to celebrate diversity, advance inclusion, and nurture a deeper…

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