For many years, the United States has prided itself on being a nation that’s accepting of all cultures, races and creeds. Each year, approximately one million legal immigrants come to the U.S. in search of the American dream. In 2016, more than 43 million immigrants resided in the United States, accounting for 13.5% of the total U.S. population, according to data from American Community Survey.
In 2016, Mexicans accounted for about 26% of immigrants in the United States, making them by far the largest foreign-born group in the country and about 52% of immigrants were female. Additionally, in 2016, more than 750,000 people were naturalized and more than 150,000 of them lived in California.
The immigration process is not easy and for those who want to do it, there are many benefits to seeking the services of immigration attorneys:
- Knowing the Process: Immigration attorneys are familiar with the legal process and can help you file the proper paperwork a