Immigrant Businesses, Economic Engine for U.S. Cities

Whether it’s the corner bodega, neighborhood restaurant, nail salon, bakery, clothing store or dry cleaners, small immigrant-run businesses provide more than just convenient local services, they also boost the national economy.

new report released by Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA) and the Fiscal Policy Institute shows that immigrants play an increasingly significant role in Main Street businesses in the U.S.  Immigrants account for 28 percent of Main Street business owners nationally.

To read in full, http://fi2w.org/2015/02/06/immigrant-businesses-economic-engine-for-u-s-cities/

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