Thursday, May 30, 2024

News from a Swing State in the 2024 Election: Contributions of New Americans in Michigan

New research from the American Immigration Council highlights the crucial role immigrants play in Michigan’s population growth, labor force, business creation, and consumer spending powerIn 2022 alone, immigrants in the state held $23.1 billion in spending power, paid $5.5 billion in federal taxes, and paid $2.6 billion in state and local taxes. The new report, Contributions of New Americans in Michigan, was prepared by the American Immigration Council in partnership with the Michigan Global Talent Coalition.  

  • Immigrants are crucial to addressing Michigan's population challenges. 
  • Immigrants are helping the state meet crucial labor force demands. 
  • Immigrants launch businesses that create jobs and contribute to our economy. 


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