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Saturday April 9, 2011

2010 Naturalizations Down From 2009

2010 Naturalizations Down From 2009

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Total Naturalizations in 2010 are down 17% from 2009. Naturalizations among the Mexico-born decreased 40 percent compared to 2009 and fell 70 percent compared to 2008. Among the Indian-born naturalizations increased 16 percent compared to 2009.

Mexico-born individuals still account for the largest share of those who naturalize at 10.8 percent, those from India are a close second, accounting for 9.9 percent.


2010 Highlights:

Total naturalizations - 619,913

Mexico-born naturalizations : 67,062 (10.8%)
India-born - 61,142 (9.9%)
Philippines- born -35,465 (5.7%)
China- born - 33,969 (5.5%)
Vietnam- born - 19,313 (3.1%)
Columbia-born - 18,417 (3%)
Dominican Republic-born - 15,451 (2.5%)
Cuba-born - 14,050 (2.3%)
Haiti-born - 12,291 (2%)
Jamaica-born - 12,070 (1.9%)
Pakistan-born - 11,601 (1.9%)
South Korea-born - 11,170 (1.8%)

For the full report: U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services

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