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India emerges as the second largest source of US citizens: USNPR 2024

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New York: According to the 2024 US Naturalization Policy Report, released on April 15, 969,380 people were naturalized as US citizens in fiscal year 2022. Mexico ranks first in the number of people granted natural citizenship in America, including people from India, the Philippines, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. . About 42 percent of Indian-born people living in the US are not eligible for US citizenship. By 2023, approximately 290,000 Indian-born foreigners who had green cards in the US will now be eligible for citizenship. Some experts have raised concerns about the way U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement processes citizenship applications.

According to the 2024 Parliamentary Report, approximately 65,960 Indians have officially become US citizens. This has made India the largest source of new citizens for America after Mexico. In 2022, there were approximately 46 million foreign-born citizens living in the United States, which was 14 percent of the country’s population of 333 million.

CRS reports 2024 and 2022, 128,878 Mexicans were granted US citizenship. Apart from them, 65,960 Indians, 53,413 Filipinos, 46,913 Cubans, 34,525 Dominican Republic, 33,246 Vietnamese and 27,038 Chinese citizens were granted US citizenship. According to the CRS report, 2,831,330 people of foreign origin in the US came from India in 2023. Let us tell you that this is the second largest number after Mexico (10,638,429). In addition, 2,225,447 people come from China.