Immigrant Population Drops in Arizona

The population of illegal immigrants in Arizona has dropped by a third, the biggest drop in the nation.
July 31, 2009, 11am PDT | Nate Berg
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The decline is mostly attributed to the decrease in available jobs and the slowdown in the housing market.

"Arizona saw the largest decline of any state, according to researchers at the Center for Immigration Studies, whose report shows that the nation's undocumented population fell nearly 14 percent from the summer of 2007 to the first quarter of this year, following years of steady growth."

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Published on Thursday, July 30, 2009 in The Arizona Republic
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