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Economic Impact of Immigrants and Refugees

Mike Sharp
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A picture of German Village, which was settled by early German immigrants in Columbus, Ohio.

According to the U.S Census Bureau, the number of foreign-born residents of Franklin County has increased from three and a half percent from 1990 to almost ten percent in 2013. Join us this hour to discuss the economic impact of a more diverse city. 


This show originally aired on January 18, 2016 at 11 a.m.


Columbus Neighborhoods: New Americans is the final documentary in the award winning Columbus Neighborhoods series.  It traces the history of Columbus people - from the first waves of German, Irish and Italian immigrants to the recent arrivals who departed from Somalia, Bhutan and Latin America. Watch the premier at 9 p.m. Monday January 18th, only on WOSU TV.

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