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The US Census Bureau released estimates from its annual American Community Survey on Thursday

New Census finds 22.1 million non-citizens and nearly 45 million foreign-born residents living in the US – the highest number in more than a century

  • The US Census Bureau released estimates from its annual American Community Survey on Thursday
  • Researchers found a record 13.7 percent of the US population by 2018 – about 44.7 million people – were born in another country
  • That is the number of American residents born abroad since 1910 in one year
  • About 22 million of those foreign-born residents were & # 39; not an American citizen & # 39;
  • The census figures have come to the fore during a highly charged debate about whether the ten-year census survey of America should include a citizenship question
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New data from the American census confirms that America is undergoing the largest ethnic-born ethnic shift it has had in more than a century as the country struggles with the way it handles its rapidly changing demography.

Census bureau researchers revealed estimates from their annual American Community Survey on Thursday. The statistics revealed a record 13.7 percent of the country's population in 2018 – nearly 44.7 million people – was born in another country.

According to 1910, that is the highest number of citizens born abroad Bloomberg.

An estimated 22 million of those foreign-born residents said they & # 39; are not an American citizen & # 39; were apparent from the data.

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The US Census Bureau released estimates from its annual American Community Survey on Thursday

The US Census Bureau released estimates from its annual American Community Survey on Thursday

Researchers found a record 13.7 percent of the US population by 2018 – about 44.7 million people – were born in another country. That is the number of American residents born abroad since 1910 in one year

The Trump government proposed to introduce the measure in 2018, arguing that it was necessary for the Ministry of Justice to protect the voters & # 39 ;. The president shifted his strategy in July after the US Supreme Court ruled that the US Department of Commerce had failed to give a sufficient reason to add the issue of citizenship to the census

The Trump government proposed to introduce the measure in 2018, arguing that it was necessary for the Ministry of Justice to protect the voters & # 39 ;. The president shifted his strategy in July after the US Supreme Court ruled that the US Department of Commerce had failed to give a sufficient reason to add the issue of citizenship to the census

The Trump government proposed to introduce the measure in 2018, arguing that it was necessary for the Ministry of Justice to protect the voters & # 39 ;. The president shifted his strategy in July after the US Supreme Court ruled that the US Department of Commerce had failed to give a sufficient reason to add the issue of citizenship to the census

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About one in 20 US residents were born abroad in 1960 and 1970. The current number of residents abroad has risen to around one in seven in California, Texas, Florida and New York – the largest states in the country – where the foreign-born population is 15 percent higher than elsewhere in America.

The illuminating figures have emerged in the midst of a heated policy debate about whether a citizenship question should be added to the ten-year American census.

The Trump government proposed to introduce the measure in 2018, arguing that it was necessary for the Ministry of Justice to protect voters & # 39 ;, New Yorker reported.

The president shifted his strategy in July after the US Supreme Court ruled that the US Department of Commerce had failed to give a sufficient reason to add the citizenship question to the census.

In response, Trump issued an executive order on July 11 calling on federal agencies to use current databases and documents to collect citizenship data, according to Politics.

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