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. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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