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This story is part of a series on Michigan’s migrant labor force powering the hospitality, agriculture and manufacturing industries.

Immigrants are helping buoy Michigan from population decline as the state struggles to add new residents.

The 2020 census placed Michigan near dead last in the country for population growth during the last decade, enough to lose a seat in Congress. Experts say Michigan desperately needs to add residents to prevent an erosion of political power and economic growth, which makes adding new immigrants an attractive solution to stave off population declines.

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