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Chapter 2: Industries of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers

Unauthorized immigrants are more likely than U.S.-born workers to be employed in industries that offer low-skilled jobs, due in part to their relatively low education levels and to limits of their status. Of all unauthorized immigrant workers, 22% are in professional, business and other services, which encompasses a wide range of businesses from legal services […] …read more

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Mar

Chapter 1: Occupations of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers

In 2012, fully a third of U.S. unauthorized immigrants in the workforce (33%) held service jobs such as janitor, child care worker or cook, nearly double the share of U.S.-born workers (17%) in those types of occupations. An additional 15% hold construction or extraction jobs (mainly construction), triple the share of U.S.-born workers who hold […] …read more

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References

Brown, Anna, and Eileen Patten. 2014. “Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2012: Table 9.” Washington, D.C.: Pew Research Center, April. Hoffman, Judy, John Carlo Bertot, and Denise… References