April 15, 2020

GBPI: Implement Immigrant-Inclusive Policies During the COVID-19 Crisis

ITEP Work in Action

Immigrants represent one in 10 Georgians and are critical to Georgia’s economy, with 31 percent of main street businesses owned by foreign-born Georgians and undocumented Georgians contributing $352 million in state and local taxes in 2017. Immigrants are key leaders in our communities and contribute to the state’s cultural and linguistic diversity. During this public health and economic crisis, immigrants, upon whom Georgia’s prosperity depends, should feel safe accessing the resources they need to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of their families.

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