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10 percent of Americans are self-employed

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2014 the self-employed represented 10 percent of the nation’s total workforce, which comprises 146 million people. In turn, they hired other 29.4 million workers. By adding this numbers, it results that almost one-in-three American workers is either self-employed or hired by a self-employed. Several ...

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Multiple signs of economic improvement in the U.S.

A recently published economic report points that both the U.S. job market and the housing market show consistent signs of improvement. On one hand, the number of Americans filling up unemployment benefits claims remains at its lowest level in four decades. The number of jobless claims last week reached 259.000 ...

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Jobs in Texas and Kansas are going up

Texas reported the biggest job gain in the U.S. last month. 26.600 jobs were added in several industries, both public and private, including education, health care, retail, shipping, and hospitality services. New York came second, with 12.000 jobs added in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Kansas ...

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Ten things that you can only find in the U.S.

1. Football. It’s not called American Football for nothing because, in fact, the U.S. is not only the country of origin for this sport but also one of the few where people play the game with such enthusiasm. In Europe, for example, and in many other countries around the world, ...

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Texas more international than ever

Texas is no longer a preferred destination only to immigrants from South and Central America, as higher numbers of foreigners now arrive from Asia rather than Latin America. According to a report from the Office of the Texas State Demographer, the state’s population has never been so diverse and Texas ...

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International students drive graduate enrollment in the U.S.

A recent report from the Council of Graduate Schools, which analyzes enrollment between 2004 and 2014 in the U.S., shows that first-time international enrollments at graduate schools increased by 11.2 percent between autumn 2013 and autumn 2014. Last year, there were 479.642 graduate enrollees in the United States, the highest ...

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More evidence that immigrants don’t steal American jobs

Although there is a general opinion that immigration is good for the U.S. economy, the debate has always been focused on whether immigrant workers are stealing jobs from the Americans or not. Some economists have said that low-skilled foreigners steal jobs which low-skilled Americans would normally do, but several studies ...

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