Research Initiative: Immigrant Essential Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The ILC Public Education Institute is publishing a research report on immigrant essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Immigrants have played a crucial role in many vital industries, including health care, agriculture, food service, retail and more. The Immigrant Learning Center is interviewing these essential workers, gathering their stories, collating statistics and sharing our findings.

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To learn more about immigrant essential workers in Massachusetts and across the country, check out our presentations on their sacrifices and contributions:

Immigrants contribute to many essential industries, including transportation, construction, sanitation and more. Learn the stats and discover their stories.

Learn more about how immigrant essential workers have specifically contributed in the food and health care sectors. We feature three immigrants and refugees who have led in their fields during this crisis.

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