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University of New Hampshire: Study Suggests Shrinking Rural Counties Could See Growth By Embracing Immigrants

Aug 04, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The University of New Hampshire's Carsey School of Public Policy issued the following news:

In the far northeastern corner of Colorado sits the small town of Julesburg. Surrounded by fields of corn and wheat, farming is the predominant occupation here, and has been for much of the town's history.

In 1930, Sedgwick County hit its peak population of over 5,580. This was a time when farming required extra hands. But in the decades since, residents, mainly young people, have left for job...