# Immigration Calculations

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• 1.
_____________ Americans is an immigrant.
• A.

1 in 5

• B.

1 in 9

• C.

1 in 12

• 2.
____________ Bay Area residents is an immigrant.
• A.

1 in 3

• B.

1 in 5

• C.

1 in 9

• 3.
California is the 6th largest economy in the world.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 4.
At least a third of California’s population is ______ born.
• A.

Native

• B.

Foreign

• 5.
California is home to more than ___________ immigrants – California has always been an immigrant or gateway workforce.
• A.

5 million

• B.

10 million

• C.

12 million

• 6.
1880-1929 ___________ of immigrants came to the U.S. from Europe
• A.

65 percent

• B.

76 percent

• C.

84 percent

• 7.
1965-2006 _________ of immigrants came to the U.S. from Latin America and Asia
• A.

65 percent

• B.

76 percent

• C.

84 percent

• 8.
___________ of U.S. farm workers are immigrants
• A.

50 percent

• B.

65 percent

• C.

78 percent

• 9.
____________ of the engineers and scientists in Silicon Valley, California are foreign-born.
• A.

35 percent

• B.

53 percent

• C.

60 percent

• 10.
25 percent of U.S. technology entrepreneurs are immigrants
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 11.
1997-2006 Latina-owned businesses grow ________ nationwide. 80 percent are in the service sector.
• A.

90 percent

• B.

100 percent

• C.

121 percent

• 12.
____________ of Ph.D. students in American computer Science and Engineering Programs are immigrants.
• A.

25 percent

• B.

30 percent

• C.

40 percent

• 13.
Every year, some ___________ immigrants come to California in search of freedom and opportunity.
• A.

100,000

• B.

200,000

• C.

300,000

• 14.
2000-2050 There's __________ growth in U.S. population due to new immigrants and their children.
• A.

30 percent

• B.

50 percent

• C.

60 percent

• 15.
2000-2050 There's ____________ growth in U.S. working-age population due to new immigrants and their children.
• A.

60 percent

• B.

70 percent

• C.

83 percent

• 16.
_____________ is a person who moves regularly in order to find work especially in harvesting crops
• A.

Immigrant

• B.

Migrant

• 17.
____________ is a person who comes to a country to take up permanent residence
• A.

Immigrant

• B.

Migrant