Monday, July 10, 2017

MAKING SEN$E - Utica, New York

"What happened when this struggling city opened its arms to refugees" PBS NewsHour 7/6/2017


SUMMARY:  After decades of decline, the city of Utica, New York, is growing again, thanks in part to its reputation as "the town that loves refugees."  And their basic reason for loving refugees is simple:  An influx of new residents and workers have helped keep its economy afloat.  But are there also downsides to an refugee-driven recovery?  Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

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