The leading source countries for legal immigration are: - Mexico (91,000),
- Vietnam (78,000),
- Philippines (59,000).
- former Soviet Union (44,000).
The leading source countries for refugee admissions are the republics of the former Soviet Union (62,000).*
Nearly three-fourths of all new immigrants intend to reside in six states: California, New York, Texas, Florida, New Jersey, and Illinois.
Undocumented immigration totals approximately 300,000 annually, according to the INS. One half of these undocumented immigrants arrive in the U.S. legally and overstay their non-immigrant visa.