Immigrants working in the United States sent $120 billion back to their home countries in 2012, according to reports.
Only $5.1 billion was sent back to the U.S. by the 2.4 million American citizens working abroad.
The amount of money being sent by immigrants across the entire world reached $530 billion last year, The Mail reports.
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