Are Dallas County’s Immigrants Good for the Economy?

Dallas County would miss out on billions of dollars and thousands of jobs if not for the immigrants living here, according to a new study. And yes, that includes unauthorized immigrants.Immigrants living in Dallas County own about 40% of the businesses here and have about $13.4 billion in spending power, according to a new report from New American Economy, a bipartisan group that lobbies in favor of comprehensive immigration reform.  Continue reading...

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