Who is coming to America?

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American immigration may have taken a back seat during the financial crisis, but the issue still needs resolving. While illegal immigrants sneaking over the border is still a primary concern, it’s good to know who came to America legally, and from where. This is a look at the 20 countries from which most people came to America in 2008, how many immigrants already had family here, and how many received asylum when they arrived.

Philippines: (2008)
Total: 52,391
Immediate relatives of US citizens: 29,428
Refugees & asylees: 939

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