New York City Immigrants: The 1990s Wave

  title={New York City Immigrants: The 1990s Wave},
  author={Rae D. Rosen and Susan S. Wieler and Joseph Pereira},
Fueled by a steady influx of immigrants, New York City's population turnover in the 1990s was almost double the average for the nation's 100 largest cities. A close look at the city's new foreign-born residents suggests that they are a very diverse group, showing marked differences in education level, English language fluency, and other characteristics that help determine labor market skills and performance.