Where Immigrants Matter Most: Assessing New Migration Dynamics in America

New migration data reveal the distinct contributions of immigration and domestic migration to population change across the nation. Large numbers of immigrants continue to concentrate in major “immigrant magnet” areas, at the same time that domestic migrants are gravitating to a wider range of areas, and local destinations within them.

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About the Author
William H. Frey is a demographer known for his expertise on U.S. demographics, migration and urban and regional change. Frey is a fellow at the Brookings Institution, a research professor at the Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, a senior fellow at the Milken Institute and a contributing editor to American Demographics magazine.