San Jose — An Immigration Snapshot
Director of Integration Programs
February 25, 2015
With 682,834 immigrants living in it’s metropolitan area, San Jose is one the fastest growing cities in the nation.
These folks comprise 45.6% of the labor force and, in 2003, half of all tech startups in the Valley were founded by Indian, Chinese or Taiwanese immigrants.
Despite all this immigrant talent in STEM fields, San Jose/Silicon Valley is facing a shortage of STEM talent.
So, while Congress debates the future of immigration reform, we’re looking to communities like San Jose that have the opportunity to address immigration and forge a major impact on the local political environment, schools system, public services, and economic prosperity.
Check out our snapshot of immigrants in San Jose, then sign up to help us build an immigration agenda that will help San Jose immigrants attain the opportunities, skills, and status they need to help our city reach its fullest potential.
San Jose: An Immigration Snapshot