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Texas Matters: The Changing Face Of Texas Immigration

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Thousands of immigration born in other counties are finding their way to Texas. And they are doing so at a rate that’s out pacing native Texas births. The lion’s share are now coming from Asia. This could be the greatest alteration in the state population growth trend since statehood.

This week the Texas State Demographer’s office released a report titled – “The Foreign-born population in Texas: Sources of Growth.  We spoke with Lloyd Potter, the Texas State Demographer.

David Martin Davies can be reached at dmdavies@tpr.org and on Twitter at @DavidMartinDavi