Immigrants in Health Care and Pharmaceuticals

Proportion of immigrant registered nurses by state

Immigrant Nurses in the U.S. 2000-2015

This comprehensive fact sheet focuses on the important role foreign-born nurses fill in the United States. Data includes the share of immigrant nurses by state and by field, top countries of birth, top languages spoken in the home, and median personal income.

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Immigrants in Health Care: Keeping Americans Healthy Through Care and Innovation

This collaborative project by George Mason University’s Institute for Immigration Research and The Immigrant Learning Center of Malden, Massachusetts concludes that while immigrants make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, they play a disproportionately large role in American health care. View the full report or the condensed fact sheet

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Immigrants in the Pharmaceutical Industry

This research explores the work immigrants do in the U.S. pharmaceutical industry and makes the case that the U.S. should preserve the participation of such immigrants or risk losing significant labor support to foreign markets already in rapid development.