Highlighting data from the American Immigration Council's report "...
Deportation Fears Plague Locals
Published on Thu, Aug 05, 2010
Earlier this year, the Center for American Progress and the American Immigration Council released studies estimating that comprehensive immigration reform, as described above, would increase the U.S. gross domestic product by at least $1.5 trillion over 10 years.
In Colorado, immigrants keep tourism going in small mountain towns with pricey real estate; they often drive hours each day to and from minimum-wage positions in ski towns. Migrants also work the fields and grunt construction jobs.
Published in the Colorado Springs Independent | Read Article