Special Report

States Where the Most People Have Green Cards

45. Wyoming
> Green cards issued in 2015: 91.9 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 3.8% (8th lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 10,326 (1.76% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 133 (0.02% of total)

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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44. Arkansas
> Green cards issued in 2015: 94.5 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 4.8% (16th lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 54,405 (1.83% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 711 (0.02% of total)

Aerial view of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana
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43. Louisiana
> Green cards issued in 2015: 100.6 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 4.0% (10th lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 26,975 (0.58% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 2,910 (0.06% of total)

Maine

42. Maine
> Green cards issued in 2015: 110.1 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 3.4% (5th lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Canada
> Canadian pop.: 9,753 (0.73% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 1,900 (0.14% of total)

St. Louis, Missouri 3
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41. Missouri
> Green cards issued in 2015: 110.8 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 4.0% (11th lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 45,198 (0.74% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 5,552 (0.09% of total)

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