Black Immigrants in America: A Closer Look

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  • Immigration, work visa
  • Immigration, illegal immigration
  • education, immigration
  • Income Disparities, Immigration
  • Unemployment among Black immigrants
  • Tolu Olubunmi, immigration, DREAM Act
  • Immigration, Haiti, Cuba
  • Black immigration, immigration
  • A Census Snapshot of Black Immigration
  • A Census Snapshot of Black Immigrants

Meeting High Marks

According to a 2007 study of U.S. Census data, African immigrants ranked highest in attaining college degrees (43.8 percent) compared to all other immigrant groups, including Asian-Americans (42.5 percent) and Europeans (28.9 percent). The overall U.S. population made up 23.1 percent.

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