America has a rich tradition of immigration. It is in fact a country of immigrants. It is one of the most desirous countries for immigrants to want to migrate to so that they can have an opportunity to experience the American Dream of individual rights and prosperity.

The following visual represents immigrants as a percentage of the U.S. population throughout history. Let’s take a look at the trends, major influxes, and pivitol decisions that have helped to shape our country’s demographics.

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History of Immigration in America


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