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GTCN Resources Hub

As members of the Global Talent Chamber Network or as attendees of New American Economy’s annual chamber convening, chamber leaders have access to online resources and toolkits that highlight how chambers of commerce are approaching immigrant integration and advocacy work in communities across the country. Here you will find best practice toolkits, research, and advocacy materials to help you craft your immigration policy approach.

New resources will be added periodically. For questions or additional support, email a member of the NAE Team or

Issue Area Toolkits

Brain Waste


International Students

Multi-Sector Plans

Letters and Statements

GTCN Open Letter to Congress on DACA

California REAL Coalition Pass the Dream Act Letter

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Press Release on DACA

Fly-In and Advocacy Talking Points

Economic Benefits of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Economic Benefits of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Immigrant Entrepreneurship on Startups and Innovation

Economic Benefits of Temporary Protected Status

Additional Data

State-by-State Fact Sheets (Center for American Progress)

Cities and Counties Stand to Benefit from the American Dream and Promise Act (Center for American Progress)

Interactive Map: American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 (Center for American Progress)

Chamber-Led Strategic Plans

Strengthening the Workforce by Welcoming Immigrant Contributions: Facts and Strategies (Lancaster Chamber)


New Survey Findings: Messaging Immigration in a Challenging Environment (New American Economy)

Untapped Talent: Opportunities for Local Partners to Engage the Immigrant Workforce (New American Economy, Halifax Partnership, and Voxy)

About NAE

New American Economy is a bipartisan research and advocacy organization fighting for smart federal, state, and local immigration policies that help grow our economy and create jobs for all Americans. More…