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Immigration Statistics. Nearly 850,000 immigrants were granted legal permanent resident status in 2000, an increase of 200,000 from the previous year.

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Immigration Statistics

  • Nearly 850,000 immigrants were granted legal permanent resident status in 2000, an increase of 200,000 from the previous year.

  • Leading countries of origin are Mexico (173,919), the People’s Republic of China (45,652), the Philippines (42,474), India (42,4206), and Vietnam (26,747).

  • These five countries represented 39% of all immigrants.


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Refugees

  • At the beginning of each fiscal year, the president, after consultation with congress, sets a worldwide refugee admissions ceiling.

  • The authorized ceiling was decreased from 91,000 in 1999 to 90,000 in 2000.


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Summary of Hate Crime Statistics, 2001

Number ofincidents

Number ofoffenses

Number ofvictims

Number ofknownoffenders

Race

4,366

5,289

5,544

4,494

  Anti-white

889

1,032

1,063

1,147

  Anti-black

2,900

3,530

3,701

2,819

  Anti-American Indian/Alaskan Native

80

95

100

103

  Anti-Asian/Pacific Islander

280

349

363

271

  Anti-multi-racial group

217

283

317

154

Ethnicity/national origin

2,098

2,507

2,634

2,192

  Anti-Hispanic

597

755

812

941

  Anti-other ethnicity/national origin

1,501

1,752

1,822

1,251


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Religion

Number ofincidents

Number ofoffenses

Number ofvictims

1,828

Number ofknownoffenders

2,004

2,118

917

  Anti-Jewish

1,043

1,117

1,196

389

  Anti-Catholic

38

38

40

12

  Anti-Protestant

35

36

36

45

  Anti-Islamic

481

546

554

334

  Anti-other religious group

181

211

235

102

  Anti-multi-religious group

45

51

52

28

  Anti-atheism/agnosticism/etc.

5

5

5

7


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Number ofincidents

Sexual orientation

Number ofoffenses

Number ofvictims

1,392

1,591

Number ofknownoffenders

1,663

1,576

  Anti-male homosexual

980

1,103

1,152

1,196

  Anti-female homosexual

205

245

257

170

  Anti-homosexual

173

207

217

179

  Anti-heterosexual

18

20

21

17

  Anti-bisexual

16

16

16

14

Disability

33

35

35

39

  Anti-physical

12

12

12

16

  Anti-mental

21

23

23

23

Multiple-bias incidents1

9

21

22

13

Total

9,726

11,447

12,016

9,231


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Violence

  • Did you Know?

    • By the sixth grade, the average child will have witnessed more than 100,000 acts of violence on television, including almost 8,000 murders.


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After the abominable acts of murder committed against us on 9/11, Americans united to become one race…the human race.


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