'interact's top correspondent, Jason Streed (remember when he had his own weblog :-( ), files this report with reference to recent posts:
[O]ur Favonius also won at least one award at the state level :-)
[R]e: immigrant populations, I thought maybe armed forces enlistment data would be an interesting indicator of something or other. I'm not sure what, really, but it seemed like a good idea at the time. Anyway, here's the top result in my one second of googling on that--via their cache as the actual page didn't load nice.
Something I would add to the immigration discussion is that honorable service in the armed forces (v. service ending in dishonorable discharge) should be a sure-fire path to citizenship.