What is the use of immigration?
Immigration is the international movement of people to a destination country of which they are not natives or where they do not possess citizenship in order to settle as permanent residents or naturalized citizens.
How does immigration affect GDP?
Immigrants add trillions of dollars to our Gross Domestic Product and tax revenue including, $2 trillion to the U.S. GDP in 2016 and $329 billion to state and local and federal taxes annually.
How does immigration increase productivity?
Statistical analysis of state-level data shows that immigrants expand the economy’s productive capacity by stimulating investment and promoting specialization. This produces efficiency gains and boosts income per worker.
How do immigrants help Canada’s economy?
Most Canadian immigrants bring valuable skills, education or investments, which they pour into the Canadian economy. In fact, the Canadian government actively seeks to admit immigrants who have skills in fields such as medicine, engineering, or skilled trades where Canada has shortages of skilled workers.