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California’s Highly Educated Immigrants

By Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Cesar Alesi Perez, Hans Johnson

4 days ago ... Among California college students, 45% of engineering and 38% of computer and information sciences majors are foreign born. Earlier, we examined ...

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Immigrants in California

By Cesar Alesi Perez, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Hans Johnson

Jan 26, 2023 ... California is home to almost 11 million immigrants—about a quarter of the foreign-born population nationwide. More than half (55%) of ...

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California’s Population

By Hans Johnson, Eric McGhee, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

California's Population · Over 10 million Californians are immigrants. According to the 2021 American Community Survey, 27% of Californians are foreign born — ...

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Poverty in California

By Caroline Danielson, Patricia Malagon, Sarah Bohn

Oct 26, 2022 ... The poverty rate for immigrant Californians was 16.1%, compared to 10.0% for US-born; poverty among undocumented immigrants was 25.1%.

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California’s Hispanic Community

By Eric McGhee

Oct 5, 2022 ... Two-thirds of Hispanic Californians are native born and 41% of the rest are citizens, for an overall citizenship rate of 81%. Foreign ...

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Ukrainian Immigrants in California

By Hans Johnson

Mar 10, 2022 ... The first wave of immigration led to 1.6 million foreign-born residents in the US in 1910 from countries that would form the Soviet Union, ...

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California’s New Baby Bust

By Hans Johnson, Eric McGhee

Jun 4, 2021 ... Californians born in the United States have had low birth rates for decades. Californians born abroad have had higher birth rates, ...

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Immigrants and Health in California

By Paulette Cha

Work is a source of health risk for many immigrants . . . Immigrants generally tend to be healthier than US-born individuals, reflecting the fact that many came ...