A presentation by John Dearie; Mr. Dearie is the author of the book "Where the Jobs Are: Entrepreneurship and the Soul of the American Economy" which discuses how America can restore its great job-creation machine.
Lack of faith in the Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform has caused groups to lobby for smaller pieces of legislation (i.e. visa reform, changes in deportation policy). Congress inaction has also pushed states and local governments to create their own solutions for the broken immigration system.
The State Profile Fact Sheets are demographic data, economic data, and tax data on immigrant communities. We believe that these data will demonstrate how important immigrants are to the social and economic landscape of the US.