The Contributions of New Americans in Nevada

After decades when states such as California, Florida, and New York attracted the majority of immigrants to the country, Nevada has emerged in recent years as a major destination for new Americans. In 1990, Nevada’s immigrant community made up just 8.7 percent of the state’s total population. By 2010, that share had more than doubled, reaching 18.8 percent. It climbed to 19.3 percent in 2014.

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