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Our Opinion: Immigrants boost economy

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How do immigrants contribute to Minnesota’s economy?

Let us count the ways.

According to a Minnesota Chamber of Commerce report:

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As of 2011, Minnesota had an immigrant population of 375,000 to 390,000, 20th largest and 17th fastest growing among states.

Of these, 46 percent were U.S. citizens; 31-40 percent were authorized noncitizens and 14-23 percent were in the country illegally.

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