March 24, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Unemployment rates for foreign-born workers, 2009

Unemployment rates for foreign-born workers, by race and ethnicity, 200809
Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity 2008 2009

White non-Hispanic or Latino

5.0 7.7

Black non-Hispanic or Latino

7.2 11.3

Asian non-Hispanic or Latino

3.7 6.8

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

6.9 11.4

These data featured in the TED article, Unemployment rates for foreign-born workers, 2009.