Migrants give important and positive contributors in almost every sector of the US economy. It is in large measure because of the influx of migrants that the US economy sustains and grows, new jobs are created, innovation occurs, and local demand grows.
In 2017 remittance outflows from the US exceeded $148.5 billion. Top recipients were Mexico, China, India, the Philippines, and Vietnam. Remittances are most commonly sent by migrants to support their families back home.
According to the Migration Policy Institute the US had a migrant population of 44.7 million in 2018. The largest proportion came from Mexico, accounting for 25% of the total immigrant population.…Continue reading