Immigrants In The Essential Workforce

Immigrants are playing an essential role in the COVID-19 pandemic. They are represented in a broad range of sectors, and are essential to our economy with or without a crisis.

Source materials:

Overall: U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/foreign-born/cps-2014.html

Agriculture: U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/foreign-born/cps-2014.html

Manufacturing: Pew Research Center, https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/03/16/immigrants-dont-make-up-a-majority-of-workers-in-any-u-s-industry

Healthcare: Migration Policy Institute, https://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/immigrant-health-care-workers-united-states

Logistics: Bureau of Labor Statistics, https://www.bls.gov/news.release/forbrn.t04.htm

Education: Bureau of Labor Statistics, https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/forbrn.pdf

 

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