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Posted by Los Angeles Magazine on Monday, September 26, 2016
34% of the L.A. population are immigrants. In the city, 76% of construction, painting, and maintenance jobs are completed by immigrants. 94% of sewing machine operators and 76% of agricultural workers are immigrants. 50% of public transit users are immigrants. These are just a few of the stunning statistics that show just how much the city relies on a demographic that lately has been under constant debate and criticism by U.S. politics. Watch this video by Los Angeles Magazine to learn more.