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Wealthy Mexican business executives, finding life in their homeland increasingly dangerous, are among a new wave of immigrants settling in major Texas cities, including San Antonio.

They come to the state's second-largest city looking to invest in businesses or build new ones.

National Journal reporter Sophie Quinton explored the motivation and successes of a new cadre of leaders giving shape to the city's future.

Read Wealthy Mexicans Fleeing Drug Violence Find a New Home in San Antonio and as you do, consider these demographics of the city. Below you'll see a comparison of the Lone Star State's population with U.S. figures.

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