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Changing Patterns in the Relative Economic Performance of Immigrants to Great Britain and the U.S., 1980-2000

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April 2006, John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth

This report examines changes in the pace of the economic assimilation of immigrants over the last three decades. The evidence suggests that immigrants lagged farther behind U.S.-born workers in 2000, than they had in 1990 and 1980.

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