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Saturday, April 21, 2012

ImmigrationProf Blog: Almost 700,000 Naturalizations in 2011

ImmigrationProf Blog: Almost 700,000 Naturalizations in 2011

Naturalization report from USCIS:

U.S. Naturalizations: 2011

This report presents information on the number and characteristics of foreign nationals who became American citizens during fiscal year 2011.

In 2011, the total number of persons naturalizing was 694,193 (see Table 1 and Figure 1). The leading countries of birth of new citizens were Mexico (94,783), India (45,985), the Philippines (42,520), the People’s Republic of China (32,864), and Colombia (22,693). The largest number of persons naturalizing lived in California (151,183), Florida (87,309), and New York (76,603).

http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/statistics/publications/natz_fr_2011.pdf