Immigration is a Positive Force for Economic Growth in Cities

Immigration Impact - September 18, 2013

Posters on metro buses and trains in St. Louis will now welcome you to the city in 17 different languages, one of the many initiatives begun by the St. Louis Mosaic Project to create an atmosphere that welcomes and encourages immigrants to the area. Signs in the public transit system aren't just designed to look pretty, however, but acknowledge that for many immigrants, particularly those new to the St. Louis region, this is their primary means of going to work or school, shopping, and taking part, in all the community has to offer.
The Mosaic Project says a lot about where our region is going," St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley said. "We want to be more diverse and see things from different points of view."

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