What Immigration Means to California (Infographic)

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

California has long been home to the largest number of immigrants in the United States, having accepted early settlers along their seaports as far back as the 17th century. Immigrants now account for over one quarter of the state’s population and comprise nearly 34 percent of the entire labor force. As workers, business owners, taxpayers, and neighbors, immigrants are an integral part of California’s diverse and thriving communities and make extensive contributions that benefit all.

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American Immigration Council. (2017). What Immigration Means to California [infographic]. Retrieved from https://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/sites/default/files/infographics/california_infographic_2018_2.png