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PRLS 4510 Emerging Realities and Alternatives for Puerto Ricans and Other Latinxs in the U.S (Ortíz-Minaya): Week 6: Quienes Somos? Dominicans/Central/South Americans

Text readings: Week 6

Cover image to Latinos in New York

Baver, Baver, Sherrie L., Falcón, Angelo, & Haslip-Viera, Gabrel. (2017). Latinos in New York : Communities in transition (Second ed., Latino perspectives).

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Internet Readings: Week 6

U.S. Immigrant Population by Country of Birth, 1960-2016

  • Select countries by clicking on the "Multiple Values" drop down menu.
  • Select if you want to include or exclude values by clicking on "Country of Birth" drop down menu

Migration Policy Institute (MPI) tabulation of data from U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 and 2016 American Community Surveys (ACS), and 2000 Decennial Census; data for 2000 for Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Switzerland, Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Serbia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, Burma, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Liberia, Kenya, Morocco, Sudan, Bahamas, Dominica, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Uruguay are from MPI tabulation of the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series for the 2000 Decennial Census (5% sample); data for 1960 to 1990 are from Campbell J. Gibson and Emily Lennon, "Historical Census Statistics on the Foreign-Born Population of the United States: 1850 to 1990" (Working Paper No. 29, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC, 1999).

Interactive Map from: Zong, J. and Batalova, J. (1 Mar. 2016) “South American Immigrants in the U.S.” Migration Policy Institute.

U.S. Immigrant Population by State and County, 2012-2016*

  • This map displays the geographic distribution of immigrants in the United States by country of origin.
  • Hover over a state to get the total foreign-born population and double click on a state to get top county estimates.
  • Use the dropdown menu under the map to select a particular country or region of origin.
  • To deselect, click outside the U.S. map.
  • When a state is selected, counties within the state are ranked. (By default, the initial view shows a list of top counties for the entire United States). To return to original view, click the home icon on the left. And for Alaska, first zoom out the map view (click the minus sign).

Interactive Map from: Zong, J. and Batalova, J. (1 Mar. 2016) “South American Immigrants in the U.S.” Migration Policy Institute.