On This PageFebruary 2004, No. 199

Immigrant Financial Market Participation: Defining the Research Questions
Last Updated: 01/15/04

The strong growth of the immigrant population in recent years, coupled with their lower average income and educational levels, makes financial access an issue of broad concern. A national conference in April 2004 aims to encourage policy-oriented research to identify public-private partnerships that can help bring the foreign born into U.S. financial markets.