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August 04, 2005, 05:00 AM
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Table 1:

Births to Immigrant Mothers Rising

Faster than Immigrant Population

 

Births to Immigrant Mothers

Immigrant Population

 

Number

% of all Births

Number (mil.)

% of total population

1970

228,486

6.1%

9..7

4.7%

1980

339,662

9.4%

14.1

6.2%

1990

621,442

14.9%

19.8

7.9%

2002

915,800

22.7%

32.5

11.5%

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Steven Camarota, "Births to Immigrants in America, 1970 to 2002,"

Center for Immigration Studies, July 2005. Figure 2.

 

http://www.cis.org/articles/2005/back805.html

 

 

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.