Minnesota needs more immigrants to fill job vacancies, sustain economic growth and expand the labor market, which has been shrinking over the years as baby boomers continue to age out of the workforce.

That is the conclusion of a recent report – “Immigrants and the Economy” authored by Steve Hines and Cameron Macht, economists at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The report also sheds light on the need to keep the immigration pipeline open as a means of combating the looking workforce shortages in Minnesota.

Read all of the detail here: State report: Minnesota needs immigrants to fill jobs and maintain economic growth

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