More immigrants seen as economic boon

The St. Louis American - July 2013

More immigrants mean a stronger economy, and the St. Louis should take active steps to invite more immigrants to the region.

That’s basically what several St. Louis city and county leaders told the community on June 27 when they announced the region’s new immigrant welcoming committee, called St. Louis Regional Immigration and Innovation Steering Committee. The group’s first step is to launch the St. Louis Mosaic Project, a marketing strategy for attracting and welcoming immigrants.

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