What are the top five immigrant groups in Minnesota? The most common ancestries (reflecting family or generational ties, regardless of one’s birthplace) reported by Minnesotans in 2018 were German (1,801,700 people), Norwegian (810,300 people), Irish (516,500 people), Swedish (429,800 people), English (290,200 people), and Polish (248,000 people).
Where are the most immigrants to Minnesota from? Today, the majority of Minnesota’s immigrants arrive from Mexico, Somalia, India, and Laos. About 9% of the state’s population were born in foreign countries. Minnesota’s foreign-born population includes a large number of refugees who have settled in the state.
What do immigration police do? An immigration officer is a law enforcement official whose job is to ensure that immigration legislation is enforced.
How many immigrants live in Minnesota? Minnesota’s immigrant population totals 472,849 individuals representing 8.5% of the state’s total population, meaning one in 12 Minnesotans is foreign-born.