As the rest of the nation debates whether to welcome immigrants or keep them out, this city is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to support an unprecedented wave of African migrants. Portland and the state of Maine are battling a workforce shortage, and the immigrants could solve the state's demographic and aging workforce challenges.
Portland, Maine, Embraces Asylum-Seekers As A Key To Economic Growth
Faced with severe workforce shortage, Portland, Maine, is welcoming African asylum-seekers as an answer to a looming economic crisis.
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