What Immigration Means to Arkansas (Infographic)

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

Arkansas has a small but growing immigrant population, representing 5 percent of the state’s total population. While relatively few in number, immigrants help support the Arkansas economy. The state’s manufacturing industry, for example, relies on immigrants for over 12 percent of its workers, while 16 percent of Arkansas residents with computer-science related jobs are immigrants. As workers, business owners, taxpayers, and neighbors, immigrants are an important part of Arkansas’ diverse and thriving communities and make notable contributions that benefit all.

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American Immigration Council. (2017). What Immigration Means to Arkansas [infographic]. Retrieved from https://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/sites/default/files/infographics/arkansas_infographic_2018.png