After decades when states such as California, Florida, and New York attracted the majority of immigrants to the United States, Georgia has emerged in recent years as a major destination for New Americans. As a hub for scientific advancement and the home of major companies like Coca-Cola and UPS, Georgia has quickly been attracting native-born and foreign-born individuals alike in recent years. Between 2010 and 2014, the number of foreign-born residents in the state grew by 5.5 percent—a figure roughly on par with the growth experienced by the immigrant population nationally.
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