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The Effects of Citizenship on Family Income and Poverty

By Heidi Shierholz

Updated February 25, 2010 | From Economic Policy Institute

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This 2010 report finds that immigrant workers who are U.S. citizens earn higher wages and experience lower levels of poverty than non-citizens, and that this benefit remains even after controlling for other factors.

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