Despite President Trump's crackdown on immigration, there were more than 44.5 million people living in the U.S. last year who had been born in foreign countries — the highest share of the population since 1910, according to new data released by the Census Bureau.

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Data: U.S. Census Bureau; CHART: Naema Ahmed/Axios

Two noteworthy trends: 1) Of the immigrants who arrived in the U.S. in the past 8 years, 41% were born in Asia and 39% in Latin America — a dramatic shift as more than half of those who arrived in the U.S. before 2010 had been born in Latin America. 2) A higher share of this population had at least a bachelor's degree in 2017 than in 2016.

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