Immigrants in Pennsylvania

American Immigration Council
Date of Publication: 
October, 2017
Source Organization: 
American Immigration Council


Much of Pennsylvania’s economy relies on the manufacturing industry, which benefits from the state’s growing immigrant population. Immigrants now make up over 6 percent of all residents and also account for a large share of the state’s entrepreneurs. As workers, business owners, taxpayers, and neighbors, immigrants are an integral part of Pennsylvania’s diverse and thriving communities and make extensive contributions that benefit all.

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