New Immigrants Fuel Washington Metropolitan Growth

The heterogeneous nature of metropolitan Washington's immigrant population poses varied challenges to jurisdictions throughout the region.
June 15, 2003, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Immigration has indelibly altered the Washington region. Its heterogeneous nature—in terms of national origin, settlement patterns, language ability, and economic status—poses unique challenges, particularly in areas of immigrant concentration. How these challenges are met, especially in light of a languishing economy and the immigration impacts of September 11, will influence whether the region remains a home and employment center for immigrants."

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Published on Saturday, June 14, 2003 in The Brookings Institution
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