100 Years Of Immigrants In America – [GRAPHS]

NPR’s Planet Money have a couple of new charts showcasing the change in the immigration as a share of the U.S. population over the past century. Given the rhetoric on immigration it’s interesting to note how this percentage has barely changed over the past 100 years.
% of US population born in a foreign country

The also note:

A century ago, U.S. immigrants were overwhelmingly European. Today, Latin America and Asia are the big drivers of U.S. immigration, and Europe accounts for just a small fraction of the whole.

Percentage of foreign born population

(via Planet Money)

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