Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Immigrants Integral to Washington State Economy

Seattle-based OneAmerica just released a report according to the Puget Sound Business Journal showing how our immigrant community is becoming a larger component of the state's workforce based on continuing immigration and aging of the native-born population.

In fact, OneAmerica found that immigrant workers now represent 14.3 percent of Washington’s civilian work force, and added that immigrants contribute heavily to tax revenue and consumer spending in this state.

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