New York, the city that never sleeps is also the city of immigrants.
This is the highest percentage in over 100 years. There is a record high 3.07 million foreign born immigrants living in New York City alone. That’s more than any other city in the world.
Think about this: There are more foreign born New Yorkers than there are people living in Americas third-largest city, Chicago.
This is roughly the same as the populations of Philadelphia and Phoenix combined.
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Unlike at the beginning of the twentieth century, when New York City’s immigrant population was primarily European, the city’s foreign-born are now from all over the world.
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