Recent research conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), reveals that in spite of a slowing of immigration into the United States, the share of foreign-born workers in the U.S. construction labor force remains at records levels, although unchanged from 2017 and 2018. One out of four construction workers, is an immigrant. The share of immigrants is even higher in the construction trades, approximately 30%.
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Slower Construction Immigration Inflow Keeps the Immigrant Share Steady