Friday, May 8, 2015

China Replaces Mexico as the Top Sending Country for Immigrants to the United States


Eric Jensen of the US Census Bureau finds in a study that, in 2013, China replaced Mexico as the top sending country for immigrants to the United States. This followed a decade where immigration from China and India increased while immigration from Mexico decreased. Other top immigrant-sending countries in 2013 from Asia included Korea, the Philippines and Japan. This new pattern in the national origins of recent immigrants is a notable change from recent decades.



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