26% of California Immigrants Are Illegal

Breitbart — More than a quarter of California’s immigrants are illegal, according to a new study from the California Immigrant Policy Center. In “Looking Forward: Immigrant Contributions to the Golden State,” researchers at the University of Southern California’s Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII) noted that more than one quarter (27%) of California residents are immigrants, a rate higher than any other state and significantly higher than New York which has the second highest rate at 22%.” The report determined that “of those 10.2 million immigrants, 2.6 million” are illegal immigrants, which is “about 26% of all immigrants in California,” while 47% are citizens. [Read More]