January 14, 2015 3:22 PM

Report shines light on role of immigrant-owned small businesses

Immigrants are moderately more likely to be business owners than their non-immigrant counterparts, but they are dramatically more likely to be owners of Main Street businesses — grocery stores, restaurants, clothing stores and other enterprises that are key to neighborhood growth and vitality, a new report released Wednesday by Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA) and the Fiscal Policy Institute has found.

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