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New Report Shows Immigrants in Roanoke Contributed Over $75 Million in Taxes in 2017

One year ago   |   By Renew our Economy

Roanoke, VA - Immigrant households earned nearly $304 million and contributed over $75 million in taxes in 2017, according to new research by New American Economy in partnership with the City of Roanoke and Local Colors, a non-profit that celebrates the city's diversity. The report will be released at a public event at Williamson Road Public Library and will feature remarks by Mayor Sherman P. Lea, Sr.
In addition to their financial contributions, such as $31 million to Social Security and $8.3 million to Medicare in 2017, the report shows how important immigrants are for Roanoke's economy...
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