What Immigration Means to Illinois (Infographic)

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

Illinois has a growing community of immigrants, many hailing from Mexico. While one in seven residents in the state is an immigrant, over 20 percent of all business owners in the Chicago metropolitan area are immigrants. As workers, business owners, taxpayers, and neighbors, immigrants are an integral part of Illinois’ diverse and thriving communities and make extensive contributions that benefit all.

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American Immigration Council. (2017). What Immigration Means to Illinois [infographic]. Retrieved from https://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/sites/default/files/infographics/illinois_infographic_2018.png