Black Immigrants in America: A Closer Look

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  • Immigration, illegal immigration
  • education, immigration
  • Income Disparities, Immigration
  • Unemployment among Black immigrants
  • Tolu Olubunmi, immigration, DREAM Act
  • Immigration, Haiti, Cuba
  • Black immigration, immigration
  • A Census Snapshot of Black Immigration
  • A Census Snapshot of Black Immigrants
  • Immigration, work visa

Income Disparities

Despite being some of the most well-educated among immigrants, Africans are “frequently employed in low-skilled jobs, and this underemployment lowers their wages relative to other well-educated US workers,” according to a 2011 report from the MPI.

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