Pittsburgh looking to increase immigrant population

Businesses and nonprofit groups are mounting a renewed effort to restore Pittsburgh’s luster as a magnet for immigrants, a move intended to increase population and make the region a more vibrant place.

The U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey for 2006 to 2010 estimated Pittsburgh’s foreign-born population to be about 7 percent of its total population and Allegheny County’s foreign-born population to be about 5 percent of its total…Read more.