In coming days we'll delve deeper into the report, but here's the topline statistic that shapes our future as a melting-pot nation, looking two generations out:
of the growth of the U.S. working-age population by 2050
will be immigrants and their U.S.-born children.
"Immigrant stock," the report says of first- and second-generation combined, may grow by more than 47 percent, from 76 million to 160 million in a little more than 35 years.
Beyond that astounding number, the research delves into attitudes about identity, economics, interactions, success, and politics.
This article is part of our Next America: Communities project, which is supported by a grant from Emerson Collective.
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