Special Report

States Where the Most People Have Green Cards

Salt Lake City, Utah
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20. Utah
> Green cards issued in 2015: 230.2 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 8.2% (22nd highest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 105,496 (3.53% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 4,719 (0.16% of total)

Denver, Colorado 3
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19. Colorado
> Green cards issued in 2015: 232.4 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 9.9% (18th highest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 232,360 (4.26% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 6,813 (0.13% of total)

Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia
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18. Georgia
> Green cards issued in 2015: 254.1 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 10.0% (16th highest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 263,036 (2.58% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 12,911 (0.13% of total)

Sedona in Arizona,USA
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17. Arizona
> Green cards issued in 2015: 264.0 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 13.4% (14th highest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 513,128 (7.53% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 19,980 (0.29% of total)

Canoe in for the Day, Minnesota
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16. Minnesota
> Green cards issued in 2015: 268.8 per 100,000
> Immigrant pop.: 8.3% (21st highest)
> Most common country of origin: Mexico
> Mexican pop.: 63,413 (1.16% of total)
> Pop. from countries under ban: 32,011 (0.58% of total)

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