Immigration Policy Analysis for South Korean Immigrants on Economic Growth in the Western Area of United Stated

Diah Desita Damayanti, Rony Mamur Bishry


This study examines the analysis of immigration policy in South Koreans on economic growth in the Western Area of United States and explains which states have the potential to increase the economy in the Western Area of United States due to the economic contribution of South Korean immigrants. The data used are quantitative data and qualitative data. Quantitative data in the form of data on the population of the Western Area of United States per County, the number of South Korean immigrants per County, and the growth of income per capita per County. Meanwhile, qualitative data are in the form of various literature such as international news, scientific journals, government publications, as well as reports on immigration in the United States such as policies, immigration processes, economic growth, and South Korean immigrants living in the Western Area of United States. The method used is the congruent mixture method. collect and compile quantitative and qualitative data as well as obtain information from the interpretation process. The quantitative side uses a statistical test of South Korean immigrants on economic growth and uses cluster-outlier analysis in the GIS (Geographical Information System). Meanwhile, in terms of qualitative, quantitative test results will be elaborated with qualitative data by way of interpretation & triangulation of data as a whole. The results obtained are based on the highest number of South Korean immigrants where the high number of immigrants has an impact on grouping (clusters) and outliers (outliers) with high per capita income values in each county in the Western Area of United States as well from reading sources. In terms of validity, there are three locations, namely Los Angeles and Santa Clara in California, where the majority of immigrants work as business people, Honolulu in Hawaii, where the majority of immigrants work as sugarcane farmers, and King in Washington, where the majority of immigrants work as art workers and students.

Keywords: Immigration Policy, Projection Modell, Cluster-Outlier, Spatial Dynamic, Economic Growth, South Korean Immigrants, Western Area of United States

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