Special Report

America’s Melting Pot Cities

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20. El Paso, TX
> Odds two random residents are from different world regions: 37.5%
> Residents born abroad: 24.2%
> Foreign born residents with U.S. citizenship: 47.5%
> Origin of largest immigrant group: Mexico (90.7% of foreign-born pop.)

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19. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
> Odds two random residents are from different world regions: 37.5%
> Residents born abroad: 22.2%
> Foreign born residents with U.S. citizenship: 49.9%
> Origin of largest immigrant group: Mexico (36.8% of foreign-born pop.)

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18. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA
> Odds two random residents are from different world regions: 37.8%
> Residents born abroad: 23.0%
> Foreign born residents with U.S. citizenship: 34.3%
> Origin of largest immigrant group: Mexico (67.0% of foreign-born pop.)

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17. Laredo, TX
> Odds two random residents are from different world regions: 38.7%
> Residents born abroad: 25.9%
> Foreign born residents with U.S. citizenship: 29.8%
> Origin of largest immigrant group: Mexico (94.6% of foreign-born pop.)

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16. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
> Odds two random residents are from different world regions: 38.7%
> Residents born abroad: 22.8%
> Foreign born residents with U.S. citizenship: 51.8%
> Origin of largest immigrant group: El Salvador (13.8% of foreign-born pop.)

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