This entry discusses the diversity of new immigrants and the challenges confronting them. It connects the context of today's high levels of immigration to the phenomenon of globalization. This entry also highlights the demographic information of today's immigrant populations.

Current Trends in Immigration

Immigrants and their children have always played an important role in shaping the history of the United States. Since its inception, the United States has continuously witnessed the arrivals of newcomers. And today, the flow of immigration to the United States remains immensely high. Immigration levels to the United States have been on the rise since the 1990s, when more than 1 million immigrants arrived each year. The 2000 U.S. Census indicated that the level of immigration increased by more than 30% from 1990 ...

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