Economic Impact of Immigrants and Refugees
According to the U.S Census Bureau, the number of foreign-born residents of Franklin County has increased from three and a half percent from 1990 to almost ten percent in 2013. Join us this hour to discuss the economic impact of a more diverse city.
- Angela Plummer, Executive Director at Community Refugee & Immigration Services
- Devin Keithley, Senior Research Associate, Community Research Partners
- Bhim Bastola, Bhutanese Nepali Refugee, and Owner, South Asian Bazaar grocery store Bhim Bastola
- Steve Camarota, Director of Research, Center for Immigration Studies
This show originally aired on January 18, 2016 at 11 a.m.
Columbus Neighborhoods: New Americans is the final documentary in the award winning Columbus Neighborhoods series. It traces the history of Columbus people - from the first waves of German, Irish and Italian immigrants to the recent arrivals who departed from Somalia, Bhutan and Latin America. Watch the premier at 9 p.m. Monday January 18th, only on WOSU TV.