Highlighting the Economic Contributions of Immigrant Women
In 2017, about 23 million immigrant women lived in the United States, making up 7.1 percent of the country’s total population and 51.7 percent of the immigrant population. In the workforce, immigrant women play critical roles as caregivers and service providers in local communities all across the country. Moreover, as entrepreneurs and STEM workers, they have help spur economic growth and innovation.
New American Economy. (2019). Highlighting the Economic Contributions of Immigrant Women. Retrieved from https://research.newamericaneconomy.org/report/the-economic-contributions-of-immigrant-women/