The Contributions of New Americans in Utah

After decades when states such as California, Florida, and New York attracted the majority of immigrants to the country, Utah is one of several states in the Mountain West that in recent years has become a popular destination for our country’s immigrants. In 1990, only 3.4 percent of Utah’s population was foreign-born. By 2010, that share had more than doubled, reaching 8.3 percent.

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