New Tool Maps the Economic Impact of Immigration

News / FBNews Mar 3rd, 2017

The New American Economy recently launched an interactive tool, illustrating the boost immigrants provide to their local economies. Using "Map the Impact," visitors can click on their state or enter a ZIP code to quickly see the stats on tax dollars , spending power and new businesses that immigrants are bringing to their city or region.

NAE also provides social media tools so you can easily share stats and graphics or tweet your local representative about the importance of immigration in your district.  And if you're looking for economic impact stats specific to ag, check out AFBF's 2014 study.

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The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee earlier this week approved the Farm Bureau-supported Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 (S. 951).

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American Farm Bureau Federation’s John Newton was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on trade relations between the U.S. and Canada. While “a fight over a little-known dairy product sits at the center of increasing tensions between the U.S. and Canada over broader trade issues” explained the Journal, U.S. agriculture is alarmed by the Trump administration’s attacks on the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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