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More Foreigners Plant Roots in U.S.

More people moved to the United States from around the world in 2013, according to UniGroup Relocation's International Migration Study. The UniGroup study includes foreigners moving to the U.S. and U.S. residents moving to foreign countries. UniGroup is affiliated with U.S. moving companies Mayflower Transit and United Van Lines. 

The United Kingdom is the top country of origin for moves to the United States, according to the study. Meanwhile, several Western European countries — Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Switzerland — continue to top the list of destinations for U.S. residents moving abroad. 

2013 Top Origin Countries for Moves to the U.S.

  1. United Kingdom
  2. Germany
  3. China
  4. Australia
  5. France
  6. India
  7. Singapore
  8. Canada
  9. Switzerland
  10. Japan

2013 Top Destination Countries for Moves from the U.S. 

  1. Germany
  2. United Kingdom
  3. Australia
  4. China
  5. France
  6. Switzerland
  7. Japan
  8. India
  9. The Netherlands
  10. Singapore

Source: "Coming to America: More People Moved to U.S. From International Locations in 2013," RISMedia (Feb. 22, 2014)

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