Coming to Worcester: The city’s immigrant population has shifted in the last decade

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For a century starting in the 1870s, immigrants moving into Worcester almost exclusively came from Europe and North America.

In the early days, they were largely from Ireland – which made up an overwhelming 70 percent of all Worcester foreign-born residents 150 years ago – followed by Canada and England.

It’s much different today.

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