U.S. New Lawful Permanent Residents by State of Residence in 2018 - Map
In 2018, 1.1 million persons were granted refugee Lawful Permanent Resident status in the United States. California was the state of residence of more than 200,000 (18.4 %) new LPRs. The next leading states of residence for new LPRs were New York (12.3 %), Florida (11.9 %), Texas (9.5 %), and New Jersey (5.0 %). West Virginia (0.06 %), Montana (0.05 %) and Wyoming (0.04 %) came at the back of the pack, each welcoming less than 700 new LPRs.