Immigration

Immigrants Contribute to Pennsylvania Economy as Small Business Owners, New Report Shows

Date of Press Release: 
June 14, 2012

New report shows robust immigrant contribution to GDP

Report looks at immigrant contribution in 25 largest metropolitan areas, including Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
Date of Press Release: 
December 1, 2009
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HARRISBURG, PA (December 1, 2009)— In the 25 largest metropolitan areas of the United States, including Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, immigrants are contributing to the economy in very close proportion to their share of the population, according to a report released this week by the Fiscal Policy Institute in New York. The report looks at all immigrants – documented and undocumented, across the economic spectrum.