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8 New American Gateways For Immigrants

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The economic recovery may be slow and uncertain. Immigration remains a hot button political issue. But there's one positive trend that will keep benefiting smaller cities in the years ahead: Their growing appeal to immigrant populations.

Though New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago and other large U.S. cities remain hubs for immigrants, newcomers from abroad are increasingly settling in smaller communities across the U.S., lured by a lower cost of living, more job opportunities, and a support structure of fellow immigrants. In return, these communities get a rejuvenated work force and a consumer base.
Here are eight rapidly emerging gateway communities for immigrants. Some may surprise you. Take a look:

By Neema P. Roshania

Sources: Census Bureau, University of Southern California, Moody's Economy.com

8 New American Gateways For Immigrants
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