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Maine History Online, “Peopling Maine.”


Maine History Online, “Peopling Maine.” The largest numbers of 19th century immigrants came from Canada and came at a time when industry provided job opportunities in the United States and farms and small communities in Quebec and New Brunswick offered lives of struggle to many residents. In addition, a fluctuating border along the St. John […]

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April 25, 2020


Maine Center for Economic Policy, “The Growing Latin American Influence: Opportunities for Maine’s Economy”


Maine Center for Economic Policy, “The Growing Latin American Influence: Opportunities for Maine’s Economy” The face of Maine is changing. Maine and Vermont still remain the whitest states in the nation. However, the number of foreign-born people living in Maine rose 6% between 2006 to 2007, while the immigrant population nationwide grew by just 1.4%… Immigrants […]

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American Immigration Council Fact Sheet, “Immigrants in Maine”


American Immigration Council Fact Sheet, “Immigrants in Maine” From the site: “Maine has a small but growing immigrant community, much of which emigrated from Canada. While only 3 percent of Maine residents are immigrants, over 9 percent are native-born Americans with at least one immigrant parent. Foreign-born Mainers make up a vital, educated share of […]

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The Contributions of New Americans in Maine


The Contributions of New Americans in Maine New American Economy Report, “The Contributions of New Americans in Maine,” August 2016. “Today Maine is home to roughly 49,000 immigrants. These new Americans play outsize roles as everything from food service managers to computer programmers. For many business owners, such immigrant workers have been a vital reason […]

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