New Study Shows Impact of Immigrant Labor
New America Now, , Odette Keeley Posted: Jan 08, 2010
Editor's Note: Odette Keeley, news anchor for "Stories From The Ethnic Media" on NAM's radio program, "New America Now" on 91.7 FM KALW, talks to ethnic media professionals about their outlets' news headlines and their take on the news of the day.
This week on "Stories from the Ethnic Media": Immigrants are critical to the country's economic recovery.
A recent study by the Fiscal Policy Institute found that immigrants are significantly contributing to the economy. For example, in Los Angeles, they account for a third of the city’s economic output as editor Jerry Sullivan of the Los Angeles Garment and Citizen newspaper explains.
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