[Edling] The Limited English Proficient Workforce in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Sat May 16 12:36:28 UTC 2015


Brookings Institution



Investing in English Skills: The Limited English Proficient Workforce in U.S. Metropolitan Areas



Almost one in ten adults of working age in the United States lacks full proficiency in English. English proficiency is a strong predictor of economic standing among immigrants regardless of the amount of education they have attained, and it is associated with the greater academic and economic success of the workers’ children.



Full report:
http://www.brookings.edu/research/reports2/2014/09/english-skills#/M10580
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