Illegal immigration can be a very culturally, politically and socially charged issue in Ohio. To help clarify some of the topics that are frequently brought up in discussions about immigration, many nonprofit organizations and government agencies compile data regarding immigrants’ impact on the United States. Often, this provides illuminating information about the contributions immigrants can make in this country.
A recent report from the Economic Policy Institute indicates that budgets at the federal level benefit from the work of undocumented immigrants. Immigration is also credited with providing economic boons under some circumstances.