Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

CSDE Demographers Estimate the Impact of Proposed Changes to Public Charges for City of Seattle

Posted: 12/10/2018 (CSDE Research)

CSDE’s Science Core Director Matt Hall, Research Affiliate and Geography Professor Mark Ellis, and graduate trainees Maria Vignau Loria and Christian Hess, Sociology, prepared demographic estimates of local populations impacted by proposed changes to immigration guidelines. As described in their report, changes to public charge guidelines will directly affect over 50,000 immigrants in Seattle and indirectly reach another 33,000 Seattleites. The City of Seattle was so pleased with their contribution it delivered this generous gift basket all the way to 206 Raitt!

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