Current projections, as indicated by the 2000 Census, suggest that racial and ethnic minorities will outnumber non-Hispanic whites in America by the year 2050. Clearly, immigrants are vital components of the U.S. labor force and crucial in helping drive the domestic economy. Foreign-born workers occupy all niches of the labor market, from low-skilled workers to physicians, yet there still exists a disparity in wages between immigrant and native workers.
Goergen '07, Matthew, "Exploring the Effects of Age at Arrival and Region of Origin on the Earnings of Immigrant Physicians in the U.S." (2007). Honors Projects. 3.