A Profile of Immigrants in Arkansas — 2007


This widely cited summary report and two companion volumes discuss key demographic trends, economic factors, and public-policy issues associated with immigrants in Arkansas. The first volume, Immigrant Workers, Families, and Their Children, provides a demographic overview of the state’s foreign-born population, explores the composition of the immigrant labor force, and describes trends in the state’s population of children in immigrant families. The second volume, Impacts on the Arkansas Economy, describes immigrants’ purchasing power, tax contributions, fiscal costs, and indirect economic impacts through spin-off jobs.

Executive Summary

Volume 1: Immigrant Workers, Families, & Their Children

Volume 2: Impacts on the Arkansas Economy