A new report shows that immigrants are a huge boon to the New York economy. How big?
The study found that immigrants were responsible for $229 billion of New York's economy last year — more than the individual gross domestic product of 30 states.
Now that's big!
The report was sponsored by L.I.'s Horace Hagedorn Foundation and The New York Community Trust.
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