Reimagining the Midwest: Immigration Initiatives and the Capacity of Local Leadership

Washington D.C.– Despite the absence of federal action on immigration, local government  initiatives across the Midwest are encouraging new growth, building community and harnessing the contributions of immigrants, according to a new report released today by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the American Immigration Council. The report comes at the close of National Welcoming Week (September 13-21), a series of events across the country that highlight contributions of immigrants to American communities and brings together immigrants and native-born community members.

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