Number of Unemployed U.S.-Born Workers Jumps 27K, Unemployed Foreign-Borns Plummet 57K


The number of unemployed foreign-born workers in the United States decreased by 57,000 between September and October of this year, while the number of unemployed native-born workers shot up by 27,000 according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics published Friday.

According to the data, the number unemployed foreign-born workers fell from 1,204,000 in September to about 1,147,000 in October.

But among native-born workers, the number of unemployed people rose from 6,423,000 to 6,450,000 in the same time frame.

Overall, current labor force participation in the United States remains at a 38-year low with more than 94.5 million not working.

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