Share of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers in Production, Construction Jobs Falls Since 2007

Share of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers in Production, Construction Jobs Falls Since 2007. Pew Research Center. Jeffrey S. Passel and D’Vera Cohn. March 26, 2015.

In a reflection of changes in the overall economy since the Great Recession, the U.S. unauthorized immigrant workforce now holds fewer blue-collar jobs and more white-collar ones than it did before the 2007-2009 recession, but a solid majority still works in low-skilled service, construction and production occupations, according to the report. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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