The number of foreign-born people employed in the U.S. increased again last month while the number of employed native-born Americans declined, according to new data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
According to the not seasonally adjusted BLS numbers, in September 24,928,000 foreign-born people were employed in the U.S., growing by 14,000 jobs compared to August when 24,914,000 foreign-born people were employed.
Native-born Americans, meanwhile, experienced a loss in jobs, declining 262,000 from August’s level of 124,314,000 to 124,052,000 employed native-born people in September.
Since the start of the recession in December of 2007, the foreign-born population has outpaced the native born population in net job growth.
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