Foreign-born workers by region
May 11, 2006
On a regional basis, the foreign-born share of the labor force ranged widely in 2005, from about a quarter in the West to 7 percent in the Midwest.
In the Northeast and South, the foreign-born share represented 17 and 13 percent of the labor force, respectively.
These data are from the Current Population Survey. Find more information in "Foreign-born Workers: Labor Force Characteristics in 2005" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 06-640.
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