The Contributions of New Americans in Pennsylvania

Over the past several decades, Pennsylvania has emerged as an increasingly popular destination for our country’s immigrants. In 1990, there were roughly 369,000 foreign-born residents living in Pennsylvania, a group that accounted for 3.1 percent of the state’s population overall. By 2010, that share had nearly doubled, reaching 5.7 percent. It climbed to 6.4 percent in 2014.

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