Diversity Contributions
Top Newcomer Languages
  • Arabic
  • Somali
  • Nepali
  • Spanish
  • Swahili
  • Burmese
Speak Host Country's Language
Economic Contributions
Total Immigrant Federal Taxes paid
Total Immigrant State & Local Taxes paid
Immigrant Household Income
Total Spending Power
Top 3 Fields of Labor*

Building, Grounds, Cleaning & Maintenance


Farming, Fishing, & Forestry


Construction & Extraction


*Top % share of the immigrant labor force in Utah. Data source: American Immigration Council: Immigrants in Utah.

Socio-Familial Stability
Unaccompanied Children Released to Sponsors by the State

*Data source: Office of Refugee Resettlement

Interested parties can apply to provide Refugee Foster Care through Catholic Community Services.

# of Immigrant (refugee & asylee) Family Reunifications
  • 28
    Visa-93* reunifications

*Visa-93s are awarded based on a petition a refugee or asylee seeker submits to have their family from overseas join them in the USA.
**Data source: State of Utah, Dept of Health

Community & Educational Contributions
Immigrant Educational Attainment
  • 24.1%
    Less than High School
  • 48.7%
    High School & Some College
  • 17.4%
    Bachelor's Degree
  • 9.8%
    Graduate Degree
Naturalized Citizens
Revitalized Communities
  • Rose Park
Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Leonard was kidnapped as a child and forced into the military. He eventually escaped. From child spy to refugee to refugee hero, his journey is captured in this mini-documentary directed by Luke McLean and produced by TSOS: "Leonard Bagalwa: This Is My Story." TSOS is proud to partner with Utah County Refugee Connection, Mr. Bagalwa's non-profit organization that seeks to empower refugees in their journeys to self-reliance.

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 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.

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