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Without them we would face a contracting working-age population (like Japan) and thereby a stagnating economy and even bigger entitlement problem than we already do.
(From the Pew report: “But perhaps the most important component of the growth in the working-age population over the next two decades will be the arrival of future immigrants.
(John Moore/Getty Images)The anti-immigrant vitriol from the troika of President Trump and advisers Stephen K. Bannon and Stephen Miller is increasingly at odds with America’s economic well-being.
(“The number of apprehensions has been decreasing in recent years due to the drop in illegal immigration and shifts in U.S. immigration enforcement priorities during the Obama administration.
The number of working-age immigrants is projected to increase from 33.9 million in 2015 to 38.5 million by 2035, with new immigrant arrivals accounting for all of that gain.
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Syracuse area dead last in economic growth among 100 largest U.S. metros
The Syracuse metro ranked 100 out of 100 metro areas– with 100 being the worst — in economic growth, according to the 2017 Metro Monitor report from the Brookings Institution’s metropolitan policy program.
Syracuse, N.Y. — The Syracuse area ranks last in economic growth and near the bottom in prosperity and economic inclusion among the nation’s 100 largest metros, according to a report from a Washington, D.C., think tank.
In January, M&T Bank’s chief economist, Gary Keith, told CenterState CEO’s economic forecast breakfast that the area’s economic growth is trailing the average growth of U.S. metro areas as well as growth in the Albany and Buffalo areas.
Brooking’s report is the second in recent months to tell of the Syracuse area’s economic struggles in comparison with other metro areas.
Syracuse’s 1.7 percent job growth between 2010 and 2015 was the worst among the 100 metros in the study.
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Aerospace jobs account for 13.4 percent of all manufacturing jobs in the Ogden-Clearfield metro area, with outdoor recreation comprising about 12.5 percent, the site stated.
She said ENVE’s success has been tied to local growth since the day the company opened its doors.
Manufacturing, aerospace and advanced materials, information technology/software and outdoor recreation make up the major industry clusters the city has targeted in its economic development plan, according to the webpage.
Tom Adams, director of the Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation, said ENVE’s expansion represented a strong statement to smaller brands that may be considering joining the industry cluster in Ogden.
“We’ve seen ENVE grow while Ogden grows, and we’re growing in the same direction.”Lehman said the city’s expansion strategy is “completely aligned with where we are.”“What is good for ENVE is typically good for Ogden, and vice versa,” she said.
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