2015, Foreign-Born Population in the United States Statistical Portrait
Statistical portrait of the foreign-born population in the United States
Estimated unauthorized immigrant population, by state, 2014
Size of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrant Workforce Stable After the Great Recession
Declines in eight states and increases in seven since 2009
Overall Number of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrants Holds Steady Since 2009
Decline in share from Mexico mostly offset by growth from Asia, Central America and sub-Saharan Africa
U.S. Latino Population Growth and Dispersion Has Slowed Since Onset of the Great Recession
South still leads nation in growth overall, but three counties in North Dakota top list of fastest-growing
2014, Foreign-Born Population in the United States Statistical Portrait
There were a record 42.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2014, making up 13.2% of the nation’s population.
African immigrant population in U.S. steadily climbs
African immigrants make up a small share of the U.S. immigrant population, but their numbers are growing – roughly doubling every decade since 1970.
Selected U.S. Immigration Legislation and Executive Actions, 1790 – 2014
Explore how immigration in the U.S. was shaped by laws and acts in this interactive timeline of U.S. immigration legislation since the 1790s.
From Ireland to Germany to Italy to Mexico: How America’s Source of Immigrants Has Changed in the States, 1850 – 2013
Explore the top countries of origin for immigrants in each state from 1850 to 2013.
Modern Immigration Wave Brings 59 Million to U.S., Driving Population Growth and Change Through 2065
Views of Immigration’s Impact on U.S. Society Mixed