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The Caribbean: Caribbean Immigrant Population in the

Details: Caribbean population in the United States: The absolute number of foreign-born individuals from the Caribbean in the United States has increased but, as a percentage of the immigrant population, they have remained stable since about 1980. In 1960, there were approximately 192,870 Caribbean immigrants in the country.

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Dominican Republic: Dominican Population in the United States

Details: While the Dominican population has settled in various places across the country, this analysis will focus on the three metro areas with the largest Dominican populations: New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ (644,000); Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL (71,300); and Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (78,000).

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China: Chinese Population in the Washington, DC and

Details: Chinese population in the United States: The absolute number of foreign-born individuals from China in the United States has increased over time. Before the 1990s, immigrants from China constituted two percent of the total immigrant population. In 1960, there were approximately 102,583 Chinese immigrants in the country.

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India: Indian Population in the Washington, DC and

Details: Indian population in the United States: In recent decades, the number of foreign-born Indians in the United States has been increasing. In 1980, for example there were approximately 209,600 Indian immigrants in the United States. In 2010, this number increased to an estimated 1,796,467 and currently an estimated 2,440,578 foreign-born Indians

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Colombia: Colombian Population in the Washington, DC and

Details: Colombian population in the United States: The absolute number of foreign-born individuals from Colombia in the United States has increased over time. As a percentage of the immigrant population, it remained stable until 2000 and then there was a slight increase beginning in 2010.

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Pakistan: Pakistani Population in the Washington, DC and

Details: Pakistani population in the United States: The absolute number of foreign-born individuals from Pakistan in the United States has increased over time. However, as a percentage of the immigrant population, their numbers are relatively small and stable. The largest numbers of Pakistani immigrants in the United States are found in New York, NY

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Afghanistan: Afghan Population in the Washington, DC and

Details: Afghanistan: Afghan Population in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD Metropolitan Areas. Overview: The estimated number of Afghan immigrants* living in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metro areas is 17,648 individuals. The largest numbers of Afghan immigrants are found in Fairfax County, VA (6,863), Prince William County, VA (3,919) and Alexandria City, …

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Institute for Immigration Research The Caribbean

Details: There are approximately 83,400 Caribbean immigrants living in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metro areas. The largest estimated numbers are from Jamaica (29,034), followed by Trinidad and Tobago (16,154), the Dominican …

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Institute for Immigration Research Dominican Republic

Details: While the Dominican population has settled in various places across the country, this analysis will focus on the three metro areas with the largest Dominican populations: New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ (644,000); Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL (71,300); and Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (78,000).

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Institute for Immigration Research Immigrant Stories

Details: They constitute 19% of the total population. The majority of the foreign born arrived in the region between 2000 and 2015. 52% are females and 48% are males. El Salvador, India, Korea, China, and the Philippines are the top 5 countries of birth. 43% of the foreign-born population have a Bachelor’s degree or higher. 95% are employed.

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Institute for Immigration Research Refugees and Asylees

Details: The World Refugee Population and Annual U.S. Refugee Admissions by Eirini Giannaraki, Graduate Research Assistant, IIR. Refugee admissions to the United States have dropped sharply in the last three years. In FY 2016, 84,995 refugees were admitted in the United States. Since then, the number of refugee admissions has decreased by 65 percent.

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Institute for Immigration Research Immigration Data on

Details: Immigration Data on Demand (iDod) provides academics, policy-makers, and the public with unbiased and objective information related to immigrants and immigration in the United States. This service is provided, free of charge, to help individuals and institutions examine the immigrant populations of their particular geography.

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Institute for Immigration Research Immigrants in Health

Details: The 65 and older population is also diversifying in race and ethnicity, while the non-Hispanic white population is projected to decline from 88% in 2010 to 58% of the total population by 2050. The foreign-born are particularly concentrated in home health care , the fastest growing sector in health care, which is fundamental to making it

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Institute for Immigration Research News: Immigrant

Details: The research showed that, although 13 percent of the United States’ population is foreign-born, 17 percent of the employed labor force in the pharmaceutical industry came to the U.S. from outside the country. At the higher-skilled occupations in the industry, the immigrant contribution is even greater, comprising 33 percent of the total

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El Salvador: Salvadoran Population in the Washington, DC

Details: Salvadoran population in the United States: The absolute number of foreign-born individuals from El Salvador in the United States has increased over time. However, as a percentage of the immigrant population, it has remained stable since 2000. Before the 1990s, immigrants from El Salvador constituted less than 1 percent of the total immigrant

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Institute for Immigration Research News: New IIR Report

Details: Teachers play a vital, and often underappreciated, role in U.S. communities. While immigrants comprise 13 percent of the U.S. population, they make up only 11 percent of all teachers. Of the estimated 8.1 million teachers in the United States, approximately 857,200 are immigrant teachers, and nearly half of those are postsecondary teachers.

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Institute for Immigration Research Immigrants in

Details: Teachers play a vital, and often underappreciated, role in U.S. communities. While immigrants comprise 13 percent of the U.S. population, they make up only 11 percent of all teachers. Of the estimated 8.1 million teachers in the United States, approximately 857,200 are immigrant teachers, and nearly half of those are postsecondary teachers.

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Institute for Immigration Research Graduate Student

Details: The United States and Pakistan are two very different countries facing a common, invisible existential threat. With a combined population of over 500 million people, COVID-19 has both societies reeling as they face an uncertain future. How these two nations react will reflect their very different ways of life, as well as their common humanity.

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Korea: Korean Population in the Washington, DC and

Details: Korean population in the United States: The number of foreign-born Koreans in the United States has been increasing in recent decades. However, their percentage of the total foreign-born population in the United States remains stable. For example, in 1950 there were an estimated 1,803 Korean immigrants in the country.

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Bolivia: Bolivian Population in the Washington, DC and

Details: Bolivian population in the United States: The number of foreign-born Bolivians in the United States increased slightly in recent decades but remains a small percent of the total immigrant population of the United States. For example, in 1950 there were an estimated 1,643 Bolivians in the country, and by 1970 this number increased to 5,900.

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Institute for Immigration Research News: Immigrants in

Details: In this new study, the IIR and The Immigrant Learning Center of Malden, Mass., outline the importance of immigrants to health care in the United States. While immigrants make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, a continuing dependence on foreign-born health care workers will increase significantly in the future as the U.S. faces a growing shortage of health …

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Institute for Immigration Research Faculty and Staff

Details: He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Carolina Population Center and a lecturer in sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Witte has written numerous articles that have appeared in journals such as The European Sociological Review, Population and Development Review and Sociological Methods and Research.

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Institute for Immigration Research Afghanistan

Details: Afghan Immigrants in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD Metro Areas. There are approximately 17,700 Afghan immigrants living in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metro areas. The largest numbers of Afghan immigrants are found in Fairfax County, VA (6,863), Prince William County, VA (3,919) and Alexandria City, VA (1,832).

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Institute for Immigration Research Faculty and Staff

Details: Anthropology: Social Complexity and Inequality, Social Interaction, Regional Demographic Analysis, Population Centralization and Decentralization, Quantitative and Spatial Analysis. Wenjing Wang is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Immigration Research (IIR). She received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of

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Institute for Immigration Research iDod Immigrant

Details: iDod Immigrant Profiles by State. The IIR has produced more than 200 iDod fact sheets, and you can access many of them here. Search for an iDod fact sheet by state using this map. Hover over a state for data on its immigrant population; click on a state to access available iDod fact sheets.

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Institute for Immigration Research News: Predicting the

Details: Today, the percentage of foreign born MLB players is double the proportion found in the population at large—and to the point at hand, this percentage is even higher among MLB All-Stars. We say, bet on the 2019 All-Star team that plays the …

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Institute for Immigration Research Pakistan: Immigrant

Details: Approximately 40,000 Pakistani immigrants live in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metro areas. The largest numbers of Pakistani immigrants are found in Fairfax County (11,630), Prince William County, VA (5,354) and Baltimore County, MD (4,406). Sixty-four percent of Pakistani immigrants are naturalized U.S. citizens, compared to 50 percent

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Institute for Immigration Research News: The Streak(s

Details: Today, the percentage of foreign-born MLB players is double the proportion of immigrants found in the population at large. This percentage is even higher among MLB All-Stars. On the winning American League team, 31 percent of the active players came from foreign countries like the Dominican Republican, Cuba, Aruba, Japan, and Australia.

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Institute for Immigration Research China: Immigrant Stories

Details: There are approximately 70,100 Chinese immigrants living in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metro areas. The largest numbers of Chinese immigrants are found in Montgomery County, MD (21,539), Fairfax County, VA (14,640) and Howard County, MD (5,952).

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Institute for Immigration Research Faculty and Staff

Details: Immigrants and their children account for nearly one-third of the population, and in many instances, are failing to assimilate along expected lines of integration. While most research focuses on policy, there is a tremendous dearth of literature on the role of the family. Using the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add

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Institute for Immigration Research El Salvador

Details: Salvadoran Immigrants in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD Metro Areas. There are approximately 208,800 Salvadoran immigrants living in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metro areas. The largest numbers of Salvadoran immigrants are found in Montgomery County, MD (43,013), Prince George’s County, MD (42,891) and Fairfax County, VA (34,144).

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Institute for Immigration Research India: Immigrant Stories

Details: Anaya Chabra is a 23 year old second-generation female Indian immigrant. Click here for Anaya's interview: Mallika Ghatak, 43, is a college graduate and was born in Mumbai, India.

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Institute for Immigration Research India: Summary of

Details: Introduction. Mallika Ghatak, 43, is a college graduate, was born in Mumbai, India. She has a 12 year old son named Vihaan and a husband named Haroon. Mallika initially came to the United States with her Indian husband. When Mallika arrived in the United States with no work permit, she struggled emotionally with the fact that she was about to

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Institute for Immigration Research Faculty and Staff

Details: Anthropology: Social Complexity and Inequality, Social Interaction, Regional Demographic Analysis, Population Centralization and Decentralization, Quantitative and Spatial Analysis. James Witte Director Professor. Use of the world wide web to collect survey data, comparison of online and off line societies, immigration, Pakistan :

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Institute for Immigration Research The Caribbean

Details: In 1987, Dr. Weiss moved to Virginia with his wife who is a nurse and a native-born U.S. citizen. From 1987 to 1989, Dr. Weiss was in private practice in Pediatrics and infectious diseases in Wytheville, VA. In 1989, he became the Medical Health Director at the Lord Fairfax Health District in Winchester, VA.

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Institute for Immigration Research Faculty and Staff

Details: Amy L Best Professor. Education, social inequalities, youth, identity and intersectionality, children's health, community sociology, micro sociology, cultural sociology, sociology of everyday life, consumer markets and commercial life, sociology of food, farm to school, food access and food insecurity, feminist and qualitative approaches to social research, ethnography, program …

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Institute for Immigration Research News: Dakake, Gatling

Details: Drawing from his 15+ year experience working with Persian-speaking groups in the United States and in Central Asia, Gatling will work with representatives of the sizable population of Afghans living in the Washington, D.C. area to allow them to “give voice to their experiences.”

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Institute for Immigration Research India: Summary of

Details: Sapna is finishing her second-to-last semester in college. This interview highlights Sapna’s connection with Indian culture as a second generation immigrant in the United States. It also provides information on how certain major historical events, such as 9/11, impact particular immigrant communities.

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Institute for Immigration Research Immigrants in Health

Details: This collaborative project by George Mason University’s Institute for Immigration Research and The Immigrant Learning Center of Malden, Massachusetts concludes that while immigrants make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, they play a disproportionately large role in American health care. View the full report or the condensed fact sheet.

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Institute for Immigration Research Afghanistan: Summary

Details: Life before Migrating. Nasreen was born and raised in Kabul, Afghanistan. She left Afghanistan when she was 16 years old following the Russian invasion of 1979. Currently, Nasreen lives in the Washington, DC metro area and works as a teacher. Her childhood years with her family had a major impact on her life and shaped her current identity.

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Institute for Immigration Research Korea: Immigrant Stories

Details: More than one million foreign-born Koreans live in the United States today, and approximately 79,400 Korean immigrants live in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metro areas. The largest numbers of Korean immigrants are found in Fairfax County, VA (30,100), Montgomery County, MD (12,400) and Howard County, MD (9,500).

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Institute for Immigration Research Pakistan: Summary of

Details: M. Siddique Sheikh was born and raised in Gujranwala, Pakistan. His father was a businessman supplying the city with wholesale sugar, wheat, rice and other items. He was also a dealer for a few cooking oil companies. “My father was the businessman of the year awarded by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, head and chairman of the business

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Institute for Immigration Research Bolivia: Summary of

Details: Introduction. Angela is a second generation Bolivian immigrant in her 30s. She was born and raised in Montgomery County, MD. Angela currently works for a firm in Maryland and has a 12 year old child. This interview sheds light on the role that residential and linguistic assimilation, in particular parental efforts to seek suburban residential

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Institute for Immigration Research China: Summary of

Details: Peter Chang was born in 1963 in a small farming village in Hubei Province in central China. Chang is the oldest of three children in the family. His father practiced traditional medicine and his mother worked as a farmer. “I never thought I could become a chef,” Chang said. “Cooks ranked at the bottom of old Chinese society.”.

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Institute for Immigration Research Colombia: Immigrant

Details: Meet a Colombian Immigrant. Jacqueline (Jackie) Krick was born in Bogota, Colombia. She grew up there until the age of 15 when she moved to Bolivia with her family where she finished high school. When she was 21 years old, Jackie migrated with her family to the United States. Since 2004, she successfully owns ECU Communications, an advertising

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