All employment gains among females since the Great Recession in 2007 went to foreign-born women, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
BLS data on women 16 and older show that the number of foreign-born workers with jobs increased by about 1.4 million since the recession began, compared with a decline of 143,000 in the number of U.S.-born women with jobs,
At the same time, the population of U.S.-born women increased by about 4.4 million, while the population of foreign-born women increased by about 2 million, according to Census Bureau data from March 2007 and March 2012. In others word, the U.S.-born population grew twice as much as the foreign-born population but suffered a net loss of jobs.
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