Minnesota benefits from economic impact of immigrants

Immigrants will play a key role in Minnesota’s economic future, according to a report released by the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute and the Minnesota Business Immigration Coalition.

“The biggest mistake that people make when they try to evaluate the ‘costs’ of immigration is to look at short-term costs, without taking into consideration the long-term benefits that accrue when immigrants enter the labor force,” says Professor Katherine Fennelly, the lead researcher for the study.

Learn more and read the report here.

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