Lets stop kicking around immigrants, and instead recognize that three big reasons exist to love immigrants when it comes to the U.S. economy. As the broad numbers show, immigrants have higher rates of labor force participation, employment and entrepreneurship than the native born.
As noted in the latest jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, among the total foreign-born civilian noninstitutional population, 65.3 percent were participating in the labor force (i.e., employed or seeking a job) in December 2017. That compared to 61.9 percent among the native born.
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