Farmworkers harvest zucchini on April 1, 2020, in Florida City, Florida.

Trump is threatening to block immigration over coronavirus. But immigrants are on the frontlines of the pandemic

Updated 12:55 PM ET, Tue April 21, 2020

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While details about Trump's plans remain unclear, we do know a lot about the role immigrants have been playing on the frontlines during the pandemic.
Foreign-born workers make up about 17% of the US civilian labor force. But they're an even bigger part of the workforce in many jobs that are key to fighting the virus and keeping the country afloat, according to a recent analysis by the Migration Policy Institute. Immigrants are also likely to be disproportionately impacted by layoffs, the institute said.
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