India among top five countries of birth for naturalised US citizens

Mexico came first in the list of countries from where people naturalized in the year 2020, accounting for 13 percent of all cases, followed by India at 7.7 percent, the Philippines (5.3 percent), Cuba (5.0 percent), and China (4.2 per cent).

India among top five countries of birth for naturalised US citizens
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As of June 15 of the fiscal year 2022, the United States has welcomed 661,500 new citizens, with India as the second largest country of birth for naturalised American citizens in the first quarter, after Mexico.

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) welcomed 855,000 new citizens during the fiscal year 2021. According to the agency, as of June 15, FY 2022, 661,500 new US citizens had been admitted and the naturalization wait times had been decreased significantly.