Author: Oleh Wolowyna

The most recent available number of persons of Ukrainian ancestry in the United States is 1,127,934. That number comes from data collected in 2018. But there is now a possibility of updating this estimate to a more current date. This can be done by first checking if the results from the 2020 census can be used to update the number of Ukrainians in the U.S. If so, then a preliminary update of the number of Ukrainians in the U.S. can be made that would provide a new figure as of 2021. Moreover, there is also now an opportunity to see…

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The annexation of Crimea and the invasion of eastern Ukraine by Russia in 2014 produced many consequences. One of them was the displacement of a large number of persons within the territory of Ukraine. This displacement created a severe internal refugee problem. The exact number of displaced persons is unknown, but estimates are in the range of between 1.5 and 2 million people. U.S. immigration statistics show that the Russian attack also caused a significant increase in the number of refugees and asylum seekers admitted to the U.S. The current full-scale, unprovoked and premeditated war launched by Russia on Ukraine…

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Ukraine is constantly in the news these days, and many of us are being interviewed by television, radio and print journalists. One question that comes up often during these interviews is how many persons of Ukrainian ancestry live in a given state or city, and how many of them are recent immigrants from Ukraine. The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research of Ukrainians in the U.S. (Center) of the Shevchenko Scientific Society can provide these data for every state and most metropolitan areas. Table 1 lists the number of persons of Ukrainian ancestry in each state and the District of…

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