States Where the Most People Have Green Cards

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Wheeling, West Virginia
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50. West Virginia
> Green cards issued in 2015: 42.7 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 1.6% (the lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Germany
> German pop.: 3,101 (0.17% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 2,592 (0.14% of total)

Helena, Montana
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49. Montana
> Green cards issued in 2015: 50.3 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 2.1% (2nd lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Canada
> Canadian pop.: 5,703 (0.55% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 00 (0.00% of total)

Jackson, ,Mississippi
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48. Mississippi
> Green cards issued in 2015: 53.1 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 2.4% (3rd lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 25,987 (0.87% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 285 (0.01% of total)

Mobile, Alabama
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47. Alabama
> Green cards issued in 2015: 80.9 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 3.5% (6th lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 53,882 (1.11% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 3,219 (0.07% of total)

Greenville, South Carolina
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46. South Carolina
> Green cards issued in 2015: 90.2 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 4.8% (14th lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 65,553 (1.34% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 1,696 (0.03% of total)