FPI’s Immigration Research Initiative examines the role of immigrants in the New York State economy and beyond.
Read the report: The Pandemic Recession: Hitting Immigrants and People of Color Hardest (Albany, NY) — The holiday season is beginning in our state as never before with a second COVID wave bearing down on the health and financial stability of New Yorkers. While the COVID-19 is a threat to us all, immigrants and people of color are by far hit the hardest. And undocumented immigrants may be hit harder still since they are concentrated in several of the industries that have seen the biggest employment decline. “New Yorkers across the board are struggling to stay healthy, educate our children, and deal with financial insecurity of [...]