Growing Share of Immigrants Choosing Naturalization
The proportion of all legal foreign-born residents who have become naturalized U.S. citizens rose to 52% in 2005, the highest level in a quarter of a century and a 15 percentage point increase since 1990.
2005, Foreign-Born Population in the United States Statistical Population
This statistical profile of the foreign born population is based on Pew Hispanic Center tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2005 American Community Survey public use microdata file, which was released August 29, 2006.
From 200 Million to 300 Million: The Numbers behind Population Growth
Cubans in the United States
Growth in the Foreign-Born Workforce and Employment of the Native Born
Rapid increases in the foreign-born population at the state level are not associated with negative effects on the employment of native-born workers.
Gender and Migration
Reflecting broad changes in their social and economic status, women around the world have been migrating more in recent decades and as a result have constituted an increasing share of migrant populations almost everywhere.
Modes of Entry for the Unauthorized Migrant Population
Estimates of the Unauthorized Migrant Population for States based on the March 2005 CPS
Recently Arrived Migrants and the Congressional Debate on Immigration
America’s Immigration Quandary
A growing number of Americans believe that immigrants are a burden to the country, taking jobs and housing and creating strains on the health care system. Many people also worry about the cultural impact of the expanding number of newcomers in the U.S.