What Immigration Means to Alabama (Infographic)

Date of Publication: 
October, 2017
Source Organization: 
American Immigration Council

Alabama has a small but growing immigration population. Immigrants represent nearly 4 percent of the state’s total population, yet a variety of industries rely heavily on immigrants. Nearly 13 percent of all workers in life, physical, and social sciences are immigrants, as are 12 percent of construction and extraction employees. As workers, business owners, taxpayers, and neighbors, immigrants are an integral part of Alabama’s diverse and thriving communities and make extensive contributions that benefit all.

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American Immigration Council. (2017). What Immigration Means to Alabama [infographic]. Retrieved from https://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/sites/default/files/infographics/alabama_infographic_2018.png