Next America: Communities

A city-by-city look at a transforming U.S. population

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Not All Immigrant Labor Is Cheap Labor

There are problems with the narrative that visas are letting foreigners take Americans’ jobs at lower wages.

Next America: Communities is a project of The Atlantic, supported by a grant from Emerson Collective.