An estimated 32.9 million Hispanics of Mexican origin resided in the United States in 2010.
An estimated 609,000 Hispanics of Peruvian origin resided in the United States in 2010.
An estimated 4.7 million Hispanics of Puerto Rican origin resided in the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia in 2010.
An estimated 1.8 million Hispanics of Salvadoran origin resided in the United States in 2010.
The American public has repeatedly expressed support for Arizona’s immigration law, much of which was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.
Up to 1.4 million children and young adults who are in the United States illegally could potentially benefit from today’s announcement by the Obama Administration about changes in deportation policies.
We invited journalists, scholars and civic leaders to share their views.
The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States has come to a standstill.
A majority of Hispanics say they most often identify themselves by their family’s country of origin; just 24% say they prefer a pan-ethnic label.
Hispanics and Asians are gaining jobs at a faster rate in the economic recovery than are blacks and whites, immigrants are outpacing the native born, and men are faring better than women.