*Data sources: 2015-2018 Oregon.gov;
2019-2021 Refugee Processing Center: Arrivals and Admissions, does not include Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders from Iraq and Afghanistan, nor Afghan Humanitarian Parolees from 2021 evacuation.
*Data source: Refugee Processing Center: Admissions and Arrivals, may not include SIVs from Afghanistan and Iraq
*Data Source New American Economy
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry39.5%
Building, Grounds, Cleaning, & Maintenance25.2%
*Top % share of the immigrant labor force in Oregon. Data source: American Immigration Council: Immigrants in Oregon.
*Data source: Office of Refugee Resettlement
*data not available
- 32.5%Less than High School
- 39.2%High School & Some College
- 14.3%Bachelor's Degree
- 13.9%Graduate Degree
January 31, 2023
Just as citizens in Europe and the U.K. have heroically supported displaced Ukrainians by opening up their homes or securing other housing, assisting with school enrollments, employment needs, and language learning, Americans now have the opportunity via the Welcome.us Sponsor Circles program to directly help newly arrived Ukrainians. The United States has committed to welcoming 100,000 Ukrainians temporarily for a period of two-years and the ability to apply for employment authorization in the U.S. as long as they have a U.S.-based sponsor to petition for them.