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Brazilian immigrants are also employed in service occupations at higher rates than both immigrants overall and native workers, and they are least likely to be employed in production, transportation, and material moving occupations.
Not shown are the populations in Alaska and Hawaii, which are small in size; for details, visit the MPI Data Hub to view an interactive map showing geographic distribution of immigrants by state and county, available online.
English Proficiency According to the 2017 ACS, approximately 58 percent of Brazilian immigrants in the United States reported speaking English very well or speaking only English at home.
The remaining 42 percent had limited English proficiency, speaking English less than “very well.” Brazilian immigrants were, on average, less likely to be Limited English Proficient (LEP) than the overall foreign-born population (48 percent).
In October 2005, Mexico began to require that Brazilians obtain a visa to enter the country, cutting off the flow at the border.
Since then, apprehensions have remained stable at around 3,000 per year.
The greater Boston, New York, and Miami metropolitan areas were home to the largest number of Brazilian immigrants (see Figure 3).