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Migration Dialogue provides timely, factual and nonpartisan information and analysis of international migration issues through five major activities: the newsletters Migration News and Rural Migration News, Changing Face and other Research & Seminars, and the Sloan West Coast Program on Science and Engineering Workers.
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The US had 42.2 million foreign-born residents in 2014; they were 13.2 percent of the 320 million US residents. In 1970, the US had fewer than 10 million foreign-born residents, six percent of US residents.
About half of US foreign-born residents are from Latin America and the Caribbean; 30 percent are from Mexico. Another quarter of US immigrants are from Asia, led by China, India and the Philippines. Almost half of all US foreign-born residents are naturalized US citizens.