Foreign born by origin 1965 to 2065


From Pew Research: Asian Americans are projected to be the nation’s largest immigrant group by the middle of the century. Single-race, non-Hispanic Asians are projected to become the largest immigrant group in the country, surpassing Hispanics in 2055. By then, Asians are expected to make up 36% of all U.S. immigrants, while Hispanics will make up 34%, according to population projections from the Pew Research Center.

Me: Note that when the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 was enacted Europeans dominated the population of foreign born. The The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 was enacted as the surge in Hispanic immigration began, much of it unauthorized. The 2018 financial crisis stopped the major Hispanic flow. By about 2013, recent Asian immigrants surpassed in number recent Hispanic immigrants.


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