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Role of immigration in strengthening America"s economy

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law

Role of immigration in strengthening America"s economy

hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, September 30, 2010

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

  • Job creation,
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Immigrants,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Entrepreneurship

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .J8643 2010b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 66 p. ;
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24841914M
    ISBN 100160878152
    ISBN 109780160878152
    LC Control Number2011388073

    Almost 15 million Americans work in tourism and hospitality—in hotels, amusement parks, art museums, and restaurants—making it the fifth largest industry in the country. 1 Many of these jobs depend on our immigration and visa systems. International tourists create high demand for the tourism industry.

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Role of immigration in strengthening America"s economy by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law Download PDF EPUB FB2

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