Workers with Temporary Protected Status in Key Industries and States

Author: 
American Immigration Council
Date of Publication: 
January, 2019
Source Organization: 
American Immigration Council

A diverse workforce drives our nation’s economic growth, innovation, and prosperity. Yet the stage is set for workforce disruptions in critical industries around the country due to the Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for hundreds of thousands of long-time residents from El Salvador, Honduras, and Haiti. The construction, restaurants/food services, and landscaping industries will be hit the hardest—particularly in California, Texas, New York, Florida, Maryland, and Virginia.

A new fact sheet from the American Immigration Council, "Workers with Temporary Protected Status in Key Industries and States," provides details on the top states and industries where Salvadoran, Honduran, and Haitian TPS beneficiaries work and contribute.

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Citation: 

American Immigration Coucil. (2019). Workers with Temporary Protected Status in Key Industries and States. Retrieved from http://americanimmigrationcouncil.org/sites/default/files/research/workers_with_temporary_protected_status_in_key_industries_and_states.pdf