Friday, January 15, 2010

Migration Information Source Spotlights Haitian Immigration in the U.S

The Migration Information Source is issuing a new Spotlight on Haitian Immigrants in the United States, updated with the most recent demographic data available.

"The Spotlight, which uses 2008 data from the US Census Bureau and other sources, notes that:
One of every 20 Haitians lives in the United States.
The Haitian immigrant population in the United States has risen from 92,000 in 1980 to about 535,000 in 2008.
Haitian immigrants in the United States accounted for 1.4 percent of all US immigrants in 2008 and represented the fourth-largest immigrant group from the Caribbean.
More than 70 percent of the Haitian born resided in Florida and New York."

Read More about Haitian Immigration here.

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