Special Report

States Where the Most People Have Green Cards

Downtown Madison, Wisconsin
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40. Wisconsin
> Green cards issued in 2015: 115.4 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 4.8% (17th lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 88,219 (1.53% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 6,765 (0.12% of total)

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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39. Oklahoma
> Green cards issued in 2015: 124.9 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 6.0% (22nd lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 114,207 (2.92% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 2,035 (0.05% of total)

Montpelier, Vermont 2
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38. Vermont
> Green cards issued in 2015: 126.5 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 4.5% (13th lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Canada
> Canadian pop.: 4,205 (0.67% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 270 (0.04% of total)

Louisville, Kentucky
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37. Kentucky
> Green cards issued in 2015: 127.6 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 3.6% (7th lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 30,271 (0.68% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 4,672 (0.11% of total)

Indianapolis, Indiana
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36. Indiana
> Green cards issued in 2015: 129.4 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 4.9% (18th lowest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 101,519 (1.54% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 5,395 (0.08% of total)

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