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Immigrants are a critical part of the economy in California, which is home to over 10 million foreign-born residents who contribute $715 billion — about one third — of its gross domestic product each year. These individuals comprise 35 percent of the state's civilian workforce. Their entrepreneurialism and innovative efforts are a driving force from Silicon Valley to the Central Valley and beyond. Immigrants work in enterprises that span Fortune 500 companies and small Main Street businesses revitalizing downtown corridors throughout the state.
A tip sheet that provides ideas drawn from cities and counties throughout California on ways to more successfully engage immigrant residents.
This resource explains the process and barriers to citizenship and discusses how local officials can support the naturalization process in a way that creates better community engagement. California is home to about 2.5 million "lawful permanent residents" who are eligible to become citizens.
This guide is designed to assist local officials, immigrant serving organizations, day labor center planners and leadership, and others to understand how collaborative relationships and partnerships can help communities to effectively establish, support and sustain day labor centers.