Top 3 sources of Immigration to US every Decade since 1820 (Animated Map)

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“From 1920 to 2013, 79 million people obtained lawful permanent resident status in the United States. This map visualizes all of them based on their prior country of residence. The brightness of a country corresponds to its total migration to the U.S. at the given time.

1 dot = 10,000 people”

Metrocosm: “Here is Everyone Who Has Emigrated to the United States Since 1820”

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  1. Would be interesting to see this normalized as percent of resident US population rather than absolute numbers. Otherwise, quite fascinating!

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