America’s Sources Of Immigrants Through The Years

With more than 40 million immigrants, the United States is the top destination in the world for those moving from one country to another. Mexico, which shares a nearly 2,000-mile border with the U.S., is the source of the largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States. But today’s volume of immigrants, in some ways, is a return to America’s past.

You can read the rest of this article and look at some very interesting maps showing where are ancestors came from in an article by Jens Manuel Krogstad and Michael Keegan in the Pew research Center’s web site at http://goo.gl/hBW7MT.

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If we all stayed where we originated, Africa would be awfully crowded. But the rest of the world would be pristine. The animals probably wish we had stayed where we belonged.

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