Born US Residents Increased 5% Last Year
Pola Rosen, Ed.D.
US Census Bureau released a report recently which sited a 5%
increase in the US resident foreign-born population from 2001
to 2002 to a total of 33 million people, equal to the total
population of Canada. “These data provide a moving picture
of one of the fastest growing population segments in the United
States,” Census Bureau Di-rector Louis Kinca-nnon said in a
New York case in point is Lin Tsui Wong who came here from
China by herself in 1977 to join her husband. She then had
two children and brought her six sisters and brothers and parents
to New York. Her son James, is a student at a chiropractic
school; daughter Olivia graduated from college and works for
became a citizen in 1982 and lives in Flushing, New York along
with the 55 members of her family pictured here. An additional
ten family members couldn’t attend the reunion. Congratulations
to Lin for adding so many productive new citizens to our great
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