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Asian Immigrants Becoming US Citizens at High Rate


For the first time in decades, the number of immigrants coming to the United States from China and India outnumbers
those coming from Mexico. It's a historic shift that has caught the
attention of service providers across the country working to help
immigrants become U.S. citizens."We've seen a huge change in
recent immigration," Jeanne Batalova, senior policy researcher at
Migration Policy Institute, told reporters on a national press call
Wednesday. The call was hosted by the New Americans Campaign, in collaboration with New America Media and the National Immigration Forum.Of 1.2 million recent immigrants
who came to the United States in 2013, 147,000 immigrants came from
China, the leading country of origin, followed by 129,000 immigrants
from India,

Added: Jun-3-2015 Occurred On: Jun-3-2015
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