Immigration and Economics: By the Numbers

By Andrew Soergel | Economy Reporter July 10, 2017, at 12:01 a.m. Mohamad Ali remembers stepping off an airplane at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport in 1981 – his first moments in the U.S. Ali traveled with his mother, a teacher in their native country...

Report: Immigrants inject over $116 billion into Houston’s GDP

Anatomy of foreign-born residents spending and taxes in Greater Houston With $31.9 billion in spending power and a contribution to the GDP of over $116 billion, the foreign-born population of Houston is a driver in the local economy that is shaping the city’s future,...

Fed policymakers say immigration key to leaving rut of slow growth

By Ann Saphir and Terry Wade Two top U.S. central bankers jumped into the debate over immigration this week with surprising candor, with one calling for engagement in what he said would be “a horribly difficult debate” so as to ensure better economic growth. Federal...
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