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No war, no national crisis, has left a greater impress on the American psyche than the successive waves of new arrivals that quite literally built the country. Now that arguments against immigration are rising again, it is well to remember that every single one of them has been heard before. But in June of the front pages carried the tragic story of a freighter, ironically named the Golden Venture , that ran aground just outside New York City. Its hold contained a crowd of Chinese workers being unlawfully smuggled into the United States, a crude practice supposedly long obsolete. Ten of them drowned trying to swim ashore.
Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. The United States prides itself on being a nation of immigrants, and the nation has a long history of successfully absorbing people from across the globe.
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While the immigrant population in the United States continued its moderate growth in , and the foreign-born share of the overall U. Recent newcomers are more likely to come from Asia, Central America, and Africa, and less likely to be from Mexico. Research also shows that new immigrants tend to have higher educational attainment than those who arrived in prior periods. Between and , the foreign-born population in the United States increased by 4. Together, these 15 countries, shown in Table 1, accounted for 37 percent of the On the flip side, there are , fewer Mexican immigrants in the United States today than there were in , the biggest decline of all immigrant groups.