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the rate the black immigrant population is growing compared to the overall U.S. immigrant population

Source: Pew Research Center
Additional Information: There were 4.2 million black immigrants living in the U.S. in 2016, up from 816,000 in 1980. From 2000 to 2016 alone, the number of black immigrants in the U.S. rose 71%.
Reference: For more information, read the 2018 Pew Research Center analysis, "5 Facts About Blacks in the U.S." "5 Facts About Blacks in the U.S."

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