Why Immigrants come to the United States
The U.S. is a country created and built by immigrants from all over the world. As a result, it’s home to more immigrants than any other country. As of 2021, more than 45.3 million people living in the U.S. were foreign-born, accounting for about one-fifth of the world’s migrants. But while some come to reunite with family, others are seeking work or escaping dangerous Situations.
So why do people immigrate to the U.S.? This visual uses U.S.Department of State data compiled by USAFacts to showc the different reasons cited by new arrivals to America in 2021.