As USA Today's editorial board reminds us this Independence Day, new Americans "symbolize what's right with America, a nation of immigrants that was built by opening its doors...America remains the envy of much of the world and a magnet for millions who come seeking opportunity they can't find elsewhere."
In honor of the Fourth of July, the IPC has compiled a new fact sheet on immigrant contributions to our economy and society, as well as a collection of some of our favorite resources that tell the compelling story of America's immigrants.
Immigration Policy Center: Strength in Diversity: The Economic and Political Clout of Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians
Ellis Island: The Immigrant Experience
The National Immigration Forum: The Journey
The American Immigration Law Foundation: Becoming American