San Antonio — An Immigration Snapshot

Interim Constituencies Program Director

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April 30, 2015

With 258,105 immigrants living in its metropolitan area, San Antonio is one the fastest growing immigrant cities in the nation.

These folks comprise 64.1% of the labor force, and over 57% hold at least a high school diploma.

So, while Congress debates the future of immigration reform, we’re looking to communities like San Antonio that have the opportunity to address immigration and forge a major impact on the local political environment, schools system, public services, and economic prosperity.

Check out our snapshot on immigrants in San Antonio, then sign up to help us build an immigration agenda that will help San Antonio immigrants attain the opportunities, skills, and status they need to help our city reach its fullest potential.

San Antonio: An Immigration Snapshot

[1] Statistics from the San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Area unless otherwise noted.
[2] Statistics from the San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Area:  ACS 2009-2013 Estimates: Place of Birth by Nativity and Citizenship Status (B05002)
[3] Statistic from the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area, US Census Bureau: Nativity of the Population for Metropolitan Areas: 1990
[4] Information was not available for 2009-2013 estimates; most recent year was 2009. ACS 2005-2009 Estimates: Selected Social Characteristics of the Native and Foreign-Born Populations (S0501); San Antonio Metro Area
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[7] Statistics for the San Antonio-New Braunfels area, ACS 2009-2013 Estimates: Place of Birth for the Foreign-Born Population
[8] Information was not available for 2009-2013 estimates; most recent year was 2009. ACS 2005-2009 Estimates: Selected Social Characteristics of the Native and Foreign-Born Populations (S0501); San Antonio Metro Area
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[10] Pew Hispanic Unauthorized Immigrant Estimates 2012: Texas