*Data source: Refugee Processing Center: Admissions and Arrivals, excludes Special Immigrant Visa holders (SIV) from Afghanistan and Iraq.
21,095 newcomers make up 2% of the population.
**Data source: New American Economy: Refugees in Montana
*Data source: Refugee Processing Center: Admissions and Arrivals five year average
*Data source: American Immigration Council: Immigrants in Montana
`*Data source: New American Economy
*Data source: New American Economy
Architecture & Engineering9.7%
Building and Ground Cleaning5.5%
Ground Transportation & Material Moving4.6%
*Top % share of the immigrant labor force in Montana.
*Data used: Ammerican Immigration Council
*Data used: Food Bridges Cultures - Missoula
*Data source: HHS Unaccompanied Children
*Data not available
- Sawyer CompanyAlbers Family
- Outdoor OutfittersCheffs Family
- Mayor of HelenaWilmot Collins
*Data source: Forbes
"Unless you can trace your lineage back to Sophie (Elder of the Salish Tribe) and her people, ... you're an immigrant, ... we're all children of immigrants, and all our relations came her fleeing someplace else." - Dave Strohmaier (Missoula County Commissioner)
*Data source: Missoula Refugee Resettlement
August 30, 2022
In these “Back to School” days, it is important to note that education is a vital step in self-actuation. Helping schools recognize best practices in supporting ESL is the basis of building communities full of strong and capable citizens with skills that will provide societal dividends.