Massachusetts must be national leader on immigration

Full and original article posted on Worcester Business Journal

The history of our country has been shaped by immigrants, and Central Massachusetts is no exception.

Last year, WBJ teamed with the Worcester Regional Research Bureau to study the impact of the local foreign-born population on the business community, finding foreign-born residents have a higher rate of entrepreneurialism than the native-born population.

In this issue’s closer look at our region’s foreign-born community, we have found a population slightly more destabilized than in years past, in good part due to political rhetoric and policies.

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