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Transcript of IMMIGRATION
Large wave of polish immigrants occured in 20th century
more than 1.5 million Polish immigrants were processed at Ellis Island, between 1899 and 1931. Italian From 1890 to 1900, 655,888 immigrants arrived in the United States, of whom two-thirds were men.
Migrated in need of work.
Moved to towns with people of same kind for easier living and communication.
Irish Approximately a quarter of a million Irish from Ulster arrived in America between 1720 and 1775, out of a total colonial population of about 3 million.
Small but tight communities developed in growing cities such as Philadelphia, Boston, New York and Providence.
They were fleeing from the Great Irish Famine or a great hunger.
Some made it to America but some died.
Japanese People from Japan began migrating to the U.S. in significant numbers following the political, cultural, and social changes coming from the 1868 Meiji Restoration.
The Immigration Act of 1924 banned the immigration of all but a token few Japanese.
In recent decades the Japanese have become the sixth largest group at roughly 1,204,205, including those of mixed-race.
Each year, about 7,000 new Japanese immigrants enter United States ports Population Density Mexican Mexicans account for more than 12.5% of United States' population.
30.7 million Americans listed their ancestry as Mexican as of 2006.
They migrate to the America in search of work and better living conditions.