Sunday, May 15, 2016
Most Common Country of Origin of Immigrants in the United States - Note for a discussion, "E Pluribus Unum? What Keeps the United States United"
According to the Department of Homeland Security, 1,031,631 people became Legal Permanent Residents (green card holders) of the United States in 2012. Many of them (146,406) come from Mexico, the most common country of origin of permanent immigrants in most of the U.S. states. But what happens if you don't take take Mexico into account? The infographic below represents each of the 50 states as the flag of the country the most of its immigrants come from (excluding Mexico).