From Whence Cometh the “New Americans”?

Here is Everyone Who Has Emigrated to the United States Since 1820

We Say: From 1820 to 2013, 79 million people obtained lawful permanent resident status in the United States. The interactive map below visualizes all of them based on their prior country of residence. The brightness of a country corresponds to its total immigration to the U.S. at the given time.

Use the controls at the bottom to stop / resume the animation or to move back and forth in time.

Two Centuries of U.S. Immigration (1 dot = 10,000 people)

Republished from, by Max Galka, May 3, 2016. Image credit: Max Galka. Contributor: Allen Tharp.


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