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Fleeing violence and poverty, thousands of migrants from Central and South America make the long and dangerous journey from Mexico to the United States every year. Hundreds perish in the process.
Domestic migration is the largest driver of different growth rates, followed by births.
Around 15% of counties in the US are federally required to provide ballots in a non-English language under the Voting Rights Act.
Five cases this summer re-examined immigration policy, environmental regulations, abortion rights, the separation of church and state, and gun safety.
The health order kept nearly 2 million migrants from crossing the border since it went into effect at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even during the pandemic, immigration has contributed to US population growth.
About 0.8% of people enrolled in the program were able to legally enter the US.
Most refugees are resettling Texas, California, and New York. Incoming refugees in the last four years are mostly from Africa.
In July, Congress approved thousands of special visas for Afghans who aided the US.
As of April 29, 44% of Americans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. President Biden signed 41 executive orders, 10 memoranda, and the American Rescue Plan Act into law.
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