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New Jersey Has One of the Highest Populations of Illegal Immigrants in the Country


February 25,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood Nj, according to the Pew Research Center , California has by far the largest number of unauthorized immigrants, about 2.3 million in 2014. About six-in-ten unauthorized immigrants live in the six states with the largest populations of unauthorized immigrants—California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Texas.

Pew estimated New Jersey to have 500,000, making up 5.4% of the Gardens states population and 7.6% of school kids with a whopping increase of 45,000 since 2009.