Figure 2. Monthly Estimate of the US Foreign-Born Population by Region of Origin, January 2000 to January 2009
Note: Estimates are based on a three-month moving average. The Mexico/Central America category includes foreign born from Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama.
Source: Migration Policy Institute analysis of US Census Bureau, Basic Current Population Survey, January 2000 to January 2009.

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