|less than 300 (Kazakh descent, 2000 US Census)
22,778 (Kazakh-born, 2007-2011) 
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Kazakh Americans are those residents of the United States who are recognised or whose family are recognised as Kazakhs. Although in the 60´s the Kazakh population in United States was estimated in 3,000 people, the Census 2000 puts the population size in less of 300 people. However, according to the American Community Survey, the latest estimate of the Kazakh residents in United States is more than 22,000 as of 2012.
Kazakhs began to emigrate to the United States after World War II. Shortly after of this war, some Kazakh Soviet citizens who were captured during World War II, after his liberation by Allied troops, migrated to the United States.
Attention of Kazakh immigrants to the United States started somewhere in the mid 60s after the liberalization of immigration laws. In those years there were about 20 families of Kazakhs in United States. To date, according to official figures in United States, it country is home to three thousand Kazakhs.
In 1996, when Indiana University was established Kazakh Student Association, which organizes an annual celebration of Nowruz, introduces the customs and traditions of Kazakh people and holds conferences. Kazakh diaspora in the United States adds to its ranks, due to inter-ethnic marriages, and boosted to U.S. authorities the give opportunities to scientists and engineers from Kazakhstan for live and work in United States.
In 2000s, many Kazakhs orphans children were adopted by American families.
The Kazakhs form communities in places as Reston, Virginia  and Houston, Texas. The Kazakh Americans are observed as mono-ethnic and inter-ethnic marriages. The latter is characterized more for the older generation. Young people trying to find his life partner of the Kazakh media, thus preserving, their ethnic identity.
- Former Soviet citizens who were captured during World War II and, upon liberation by Allied troops, migrated to the United States;
- Kazakhs from Turkey, who emigrated as part of the Turkish labor migration;
- Kazakhs from China who migrated via Japan or Taiwan;
- Kazakhs who emigrated from the Soviet Union during the existence of the USSR;
- Kazakhs from Kazakhstan, who come to study or work;
- Those who are married to U.S. citizens.
- To this must be adhered the Kazakhs orphans children adopted by American families since the 2000s.
Like most of immigrants groups in United States, the Kazakh have his own associations.
So, currently in the U.S., in addition to the Kazakh student associations, already operates the Kazakh national center. Other of the Kazakh association in U.S. is the Kazakh American Association, a non-profit organization established in Reston, Virginia and founded to respond to the social, cultural, educational and recreational needs of Kazakh people visiting the USA and to preserve and strengthen the heritage and culture of Kazakhs people in USA. It is also the Kazakh Aul of the United States, an A nonprofit organization that have members in entire country and that is dedicated to Kazakh cultural education and support to the Kazakh population in U.S. The association was founded by Kazakhs and Americans. The Kazakh Aul of the United States, Association for American & Kazakh Families, is responsible for the creation of a cultural center that educates Kazakh children's who were adopted by American families. The center enables children, along with their families, learn about the culture of Kazakhstan, the country in which they were born, and provides activities that allow them to develop "develop skills that in the future may be used to contribute to both their mother-countries, Kazakhstan and the U.S. ". Thus, the association is defined as "cultural bridge to bring together the children of the two enabling countries, helping them be citizens of the world ". In addition, they sponsor annual summer camp. Other Kazakh organizations are The Kazakh American Alliance, established in Houston, Texas, and The Kazakhstan American Recreational Association (KARA).
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- IIP Digital. U.S. Adopters of Foreign Orphans Undergo Tough Scrutiny.
- Kazakh American Association
- The Kazakh American Alliance
- Kazakh Aul of the United States
- Ways to maintain a cultural connection
- Kazakhstan American Recreational Association