Sunday, October 24, 2021

Immigrants in the United States

Want some basic facts on immigrants in teh United States?  Check this fact sheet out.  Here are some basics:

"One in seven U.S. residents is an immigrant, while one in eight residents is a native-born U.S. citizen with at least one immigrant parent.

  • In 2019, 44.9 million immigrants (foreign-born individuals) comprised 14 percent of the national population.
  • The United States was home to 22.0 million women, 20.4 million men, and 2.5 million children who were immigrants.
  • The top countries of origin for immigrants were Mexico (24 percent of immigrants), India (6 percent), China (5 percent), the Philippines (4.5 percent), and El Salvador (3 percent).
  • In 2019, 38.3 million people in the United States (12 percent of the country’s population) were native-born Americans who had at least one immigrant parent."


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