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As Colorado Considers “Seal of Biliteracy” Legislation, New Study Shows Increased Demand for Bilingual Employees in State Workforce

February 14, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 14, 2017 CONTACT: Sarah Doolin Roy, sarah@newamericaneconomy.org   As Colorado Considers “Seal of Biliteracy” Legislation, New Study Shows Increased Demand for Bilingual Employees in State Workforce Denver, CO– As the Colorado legislature considers the bi-partisan Senate Bill 123, co-sponsored by Republican Sen. Kevin Priola and Democratic Sen. Rachel Zenzinger, on the…

New Study Shows the Economic Power of Immigrants in Los Angeles

February 8, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2017 CONTACT Sarah Doolin Roy, sarah@newamericaneconomy.org   New Study Shows the Economic Power of Immigrants in Los Angeles In 2014, foreign-born residents contributed $232.9 billion to LA County’s GDP; held $70.7 billion in spending power in LA County and $28.8 billion in City of LA. Los Angeles, CA – Today,…

Increased Diversity in Metropolitan Areas Results in Higher Wages for All Workers, Study Finds

January 12, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 12, 2017 CONTACT: Sarah Doolin Roy, sarah@renewoureconomy.org Increased Diversity in Metropolitan Areas Results in Higher Wages for All Workers, Study Finds New York, NY—Immigrants hail from a wider range of countries now than at any other point in U.S. history, and today, New American Economy released new research showing that a…

Billions of Dollars in Tax Receipts Forgone Annually as Nearly 2 Million Highly Skilled Immigrants in U.S. Are Stuck in Low-Skilled Jobs or Unemployed

December 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2016   PRESS CONTACT Sarah Doolin Roy 850-251-3826 sarah@renewoureconomy.org   New Research Estimates That Underemployment Among College-Educated Immigrants Costs the U.S. Economy at Least $39.4 Billion in Lost Wages Each Year U.S. is Home to Almost 2 Million Underutilized Immigrants, Including Almost Half a Million with STEM Degrees WASHINGTON –…

Report on New Americans in Lancaster County Highlights Economic Contributions of Immigrants

November 22, 2016

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2016 CONTACT Sarah Doolin Roy, New American Economy, Sarah@renewoureconomy.org   Report on New Americans in Lancaster County Highlights Economic Contributions of Immigrants Lancaster County, PA – Today, New American Economy (NAE) released a study highlighting the economic and demographic contributions of immigrants in the county. Published in partnership with the…

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