Evidence of Permanent Decline in Construction

Florida saw one of the heftiest declines in populations of illegal immigrants in the nation in the last three years, likely because of a drought of jobs, says a report released Tuesday.

In 2007, an estimated 1.05 million illegal immigrants lived in Florida. That total dipped to 825,000 in 2010, according to the Pew Hispanic Center, a Washington-based research organization.

via Jobs, Florida’s illegal immigrants disappear | The News-Press | news-press.com.

About Stephen E. McGaughey
International consultant in economic development programs and projects

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