Germans made up the biggest immigrant group in 18 states and the District of Columbia, while Mexico accounted for the most immigrants in just three states (Arizona, New Mexico and Texas).After Germany, the largest share of immigrants in the U. came from Russia and the countries that would become the USSR (11%, or 1.5 million).
Since 1965, when Congress passed legislation to open the nation’s borders, immigrants have largely hailed from Latin America and Asia.
In states that have attracted many immigrants, the current share of immigrants is below peaks reached more than a century ago.
Then, on the afternoon of July 19, 2013, policemen stormed into her home.
“My daughter-in-law was pregnant, and they just shoved her aside,” says Caro.
Those complexes include 14 manufacturing plants comprising assembly, engine, transmission, stamping and foundry work. GM employees annually build an average of 890,000 engines in Mexico, nearly 1.2 million transmissions and 647,000 vehicles, of which about 80 percent are exported.