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Have you ever thought what would happen to our country, our communities, and our families without the incredible support, relationships, and friendships immigrant parents and children enrich our country with? Moms especially know how important our immigrant community members are in keeping our families and kids healthy. Immigrants make up 17% of the nation's healthcare workers, 18% of childcare workers, 38% of home health aides and 12% of the education workforce  – caregivers in every sense of the word!

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During the pandemic this was further highlighted as they took on many essential roles and particularly as caregivers and health care providers– working hard as always to keep families, our children, and their communities safe and healthy! Immigrants are a vital part of our essential workforce, the care infrastructure, our communities, and our families. 

In this series, Caregiving With Love: Immigrant Stories, we’re highlighting the incredible, and life-saving, care-work immigrants have done across the country to keep our families and children safe and healthy! There’s no denying that immigrants are essential to our economy and critical to our care infrastructure. Moms are so thankful for the countless contributions immigrants make to keep families and kids healthy, educated, and safe!

Click the links below to learn more about incredible immigrant caregivers!

Caregiving With Love: Immigrant Stories

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FWD.US: Estimates Show Immigrant Essential Workers are Crucial to America’s COVID-19 Recovery
MPI: Immigrant and Refugee Workers in the Early Childhood Field 
MPI: Immigrant Health-Care Workers in the United States 
New American Economy: Immigrants and the U.S. Educational System 

P.S. Do you have an incredible immigrant caregiver in your life that you’d like to spotlight? Share your story with us! (Anonymous contributions are also welcomed.)

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