- The Washington Times - Thursday, January 31, 2013

Immigrants working in the United States sent $120 billion back to their home countries in 2012, according to reports.

More than $23 billion went to Mexico, $13.45 billion to China, $10.84 billion to India and $10 billion to the Philippines, among other recipients, The Daily Mail reported Thursday.

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.

• Jessica Chasmar can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

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