Legal Immigrants Boost the Economy, Saving Small Cities

Who could have known that a lonely and deserted town due to population decline would be brought to life again by an outsider? An immigrant who moved to a city in Missouri never expected that a person like him would transform the city for the better.

Several years ago, Rahimi, an immigrant, started a new life in St. Louis. When he arrived, the lonely state became livelier than ever. People from the neighborhood frequently go to his bodega to hang out. According to him, the people in his neighborhood are so fond of him and his store. During the start of the presidency of Donald Trump in 2016, St. Louis along with other cities aren't supported by him since during his campaign, he usually targets the immigrants.

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