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Immigrants: Second-Generation Parents and Settlement Policies

immigrants: Part of the study, to be presented at a national conference in March on immigration and settlement policies, examines the ethnic differences in after-tax incomes across first, second and third generations of immigrants by ethnicity in the prime working age between 35 and 44, according to Toronto Star. For immigrants white or non-white that upward socioeconomic mobility based on earnings fizzled by the third generation when all groups, except for the Korean and Japanese, made significantly less money than their second-generation parents. While visible-minority immigrants tend to earn less than their white immigrant counterparts, their kids more than make up the income gap between the two groups and also outperform their white peers in the second generation, according to a report by the Association of Canadian Studies based on 2016 census data. Article Continued Below According to Jack Jedwab, the report's author, visible-minority immigrants made an average of 38,065 a year, compared to 47,978 earned by white immigrants. The white group also includes those who self-identified as Aboriginal, who makes up 6.1 per cent of the group. react-empty 206 While all children of immigrants of colour did better than their parents, some communities fared better than others. Read more Do your neighbours make more than you Search our map of income in the GTAOverall, children of visible-minority immigrants made a 47 per cent leap in their average earnings above their parents, making 55,994 annually, surpassing their white second-generation peers, who made 54,174 annually or 13 per cent more than their own parents. ( As reported in the news.