Will the Immigration Debate Impact Black Employment?

Wiggins, Lori D. Roberts
May 2006
Crisis (15591573);May/Jun2006, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p6
The article looks at the issue of immigration in North Carolina and its possible impact on the state's African American employment. The unemployment rate for African American men in North Carolina holds steady at 10 percent. According to a study, the increase in the Hispanic population gives rise to an additional 89,000 jobs. Hispanics accounted for about 35 percent of the increase in the state's overall workforce in 2005.


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