This is one of the most interesting uses of a graphic to show how immigration patterns have changed over the years. Each dot represents 100 people. That so many people come to the U.S. is interesting enough, but what’s truly interesting is watching the different patterns of where they come from.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was vice president of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Company. Previously, he was an editor at the RKO Radio network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website.