What Immigration Means to North Carolina (Infographic)

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

North Carolina is home to a small but growing immigrant community. While nearly 8 percent of the state’s total population is foreign-born, immigrants make up a significant share of North Carolina’s labor force. Over 44 percent of all residents working in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations are immigrants, as well as over 20 percent working in computer and math sciences. As workers, business owners, taxpayers, and neighbors, immigrants are an integral part of North Carolina’s diverse and thriving communities and make extensive contributions that benefit all.

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American Immigration Council. (2017). What Immigration Means to North Carolina [infographic]. Retrieved from https://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/sites/default/files/infographics/north_carolina_infographic_2018.png