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Top states with most immigrants?

Here are the top five states, with the total number of foreign-born residents that each had in 2008, according to American Community Survey:

California (9,859,027) New York (4,236,768) Texas (3,887,224) Florida (3,391,511) Illinois (1,782,423)

Arizona, which sparked controversy when lawmakers passed new legislation aimed at identifying and prosecuting illegal immigrants, finished at number eight on the list with 932,518 immigrants.


Asked by Anonymous at 1:18 PM on Apr. 28, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (4)
  • ACS doesn't look at immigration status. That is TOTAL numbers.

    Answer by gdiamante at 3:24 PM on Apr. 28, 2010

  • Are these legal foreign born residents or illegal foreign born residents??? There IS a difference...

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 1:43 PM on Apr. 28, 2010

  • legal or illegal. and what is your question???

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:48 PM on Apr. 28, 2010

  • Um i think you forgot a state cause here in NC THEY ARE EVERYWHERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:23 PM on Apr. 28, 2010