Census Shows Highest Levels of Foreign-Born U.S. Residents in Over a Century
The U.S. census has found that “22.1 million” residents in the United States are not U.S. citizens. Bloomberg reports that “the percentage of foreign-born U.S. residents has reached its highest level in more than a century, according to estimates from the 2018 American community Survey released today.”
In 1960 and 1970, “about one in 20 U.S. residents were foreign born. Today, the ratio is about one in seven and in America’s largest states — California, Texas, Florida and New York — more than 15 of residents are foreign born” the Bloomberg article notes.
Most notably, “A record 44.7 million people are foreign-born, or about 13.7% of the U.S. population. That’s the highest rate since 1910.”
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