Immigrants Injecting Life Into the Rust Belt

In places like Baltimore, Detroit, and rural southeastern Iowa, immigration has slowed — and in some cases reversed — decades of population loss.

 Mexican immigrant works on a housing development on May 3, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The resurgent housing market has helped drive down unemployment nationwide for American workers but also for undocumented immigrants, many of whom work in construction.
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