Immigration reform would have increased the state and local taxes paid by immigrants in Oklahoma by approximately $14 million in 2010.
Immigrants significantly increased home values in Oklahoma between 2000 and 2010; in Oklahoma County, the increase was $2,430 for the median home.
In 2020, an expanded temporary worker program would mean 786 new jobs for U.S. citizens and immigrants in Oklahoma, and increase Oklahoma's real personal income by $49 million in 2012 dollars.
Oklahoma's labor force is 7.4 percent foreign-born; noncitizen farm workers accounted for 17 percent of all farm workers in Oklahoma between 2007 and 2011.
Of Oklahoma's business owners, 6.9 percent are immigrants.
About 55.1 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) graduates at the state's most research-intensive schools are foreign-born. Also, 70.3 percent of the state's engineering Ph.D.s are foreign-born.