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State & Local Initiatives

The role immigrants play in supporting economic growth and vitality is often most visible at the state and local level. Whether through bolstering population growth, revitalizing Main Street with small businesses, or increasing the number of patents and innovative ideas at state universities, immigrants have a positive and tangible impact in communities across the United States. But how states and localities approach immigration can determine whether those contributions are maximized or wasted.

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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…