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    Relation between wages and foreign born immigrants

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    For each of the fifty states if you look at the state average income and the percentage of people in that state who are foreign-born immigrants, you will see a positive correlation. Does this mean immigrants tend to earn more than other people? Or does it mean immigrants improve a state's economy? If not, what could explain the correlation?

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    There are a number of reasons that could explain the posive correlation. Some of the reasons are:

    1. Foreign born immigrants, especially those who come to United States to study tend to pursue high ...

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