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Immigration: Resources

Immigration to the United States

Immigration to the U.S. 1820 - 2015 by country of origin

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Background information (tertiary sources)

Where each state's largest immigration population was born

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Primary sources


Additional resources:

Books: A number of books are on a cart in the library including Historical Statistics of the United States which has historical immigration data. 

Newspaper databases:  Read about the immigrant experience and the reaction to immigrants in newspapers from your time period.