You might think that Mexico leads the way in numbers of legal and illegal immigrants coming to the United States. And for many decades, that was true.
But in the last 10 years, the trend of immigration has shown that China and India have surpassed Mexcio in numbers of immigrants, adding a new wrinkle to the immigration debate.
Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master’s degree at Texas’ Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager at a communications technology company and starting a family in the Dallas suburb of Plano.
“You start growing your roots and eventually end up staying here,” the 37-year-old said.