The Contributions of New Americans in Texas

Texas, our country’s second largest state by population, is a giant among even the most immigrant-rich states. From the 1960s to the 1990s, Texas was one of seven states that, together, attracted between 60 to 75 percent of the immigrants arriving to America each year. Today, Texas is home to nearly 4.5 million immigrants, the second largest population of immigrants in the country behind California.

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