IRI’s director, David Dyssegaard Kallick, was quoted in a New York Times article discussing the challenges for older immigrants in the New York workforce. The article highlighted the stories of many 65 and older immigrants who are struggling to still work instead of being able to retire, challenges of finding work and making ends meet.
The article said:
Despite being disproportionately concentrated in low-wage jobs, immigrants are an important part of the local economy, responsible for about 31 percent of all goods and services produced in the New York metro area, according to David Dyssegaard Kallick, director of Immigration Research Initiative, a nonprofit research group.
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