10/22/08

October 27th Symposium - The Economic Contributions of Immigrants to Nassau and Suffolk Counties

The Center for Social Innovation at Adelphi University, Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Long Island Immigrant Alliance, Suffolk County Office of Minority Affairs and Long Island Wins Present:


Strengthening Long Island:
The Economic Contributions of Immigrants
to Nassau and Suffolk Counties
3:00 - 4:30pm
October 27, 2008

A symposium including a presentation and discussion of the results of a new study by Adelphi University Prof. Mariano Torras, which finds that in 2006, immigrants contributed $10.6 billion to the Long Island economy. Immigrants exercised $7.5 billion in buying power, helped create 82,000 new jobs, and even paid $2 billion more in taxes than they received in services.

Strengthening Long Island: The Economic Contributions of Immigrants to Nassau and Suffolk Counties assesses the positive impact of immigrant Long Islanders on many facets of Long Island’s economy. This report demonstrates the critically important role of the immigrant population on Long Island and details their contributions to the economy.

Adelphi University - Alumni House
154 Cambridge Ave, Garden City, NY 11530

Admission is free
Please RSVP to longislandwins@gmail.com or 516.304.5642
LIWins

Related: New Study by Adelphi University's Dr. Mariano Torras: Immigrants Contribute $Billions to LI Economy
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