NJ used to have more immigration than today

June 29, 2017

James Hughes, a Rutgers University professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, said New Jersey’s broad diversity is nothing new.

At the start of the 19th Century, more than 25 percent of the state’s population was foreign-born.

Back then, most immigrants were either from Italy, Germany or Ireland. But today New Jersey is dominated by Latinos and Asians.

NJ1015.com, June 29, 2017

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