Tuesday, June 3, 2014
The Department of Homeland Security has released data on naturalizations in 2013. This Office of Immigration Statistics Annual Flow Report presents information on the number and characteristics of foreign nationals aged 18 years and over who naturalized during 2013.
In 2013, a total of 779,929 persons naturalized and became U.S. citizens. The leading countries of birth of new citi-zens were Mexico (99,385), India (49,897), the Philippines (43,489), the Dominican Republic (39,590), and the People’s Republic of China (35,387). The largest number of persons naturalizing lived in California (164,792), New York (107,330), and Florida (101,773).