Where do most of our immigrants come from? Which are the most popular and least popular states for settlement? These are not just trivia contest questions—the answers are important for those who make policy and budget decisions on the state and federal levels.
A review of government spending over 120 years seems to show little, if any, impact on job creation.
The percentage of foreign-born in the four major metro areas of the District is smaller than for the nation as a whole. However, some of the metro areas are showing faster growth in their Asian, African and Latin American populations than is the nation overall.
Find out how the two groups compare on the national level as a whole as well as in the states with the highest/lowest percentage of immigrants.