Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States
There were a record 42.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2014, making up 13.2% of the nation’s population.
More Mexicans Leaving Than Coming to the U.S.
Net Loss of 140,000 from 2009 to 2014; Family Reunification Top Reason for Return
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.
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
Share of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers in Production, Construction Jobs Falls Since 2007
In States, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Construction Are Top Industries
Testimony of Jeffrey S. Passel – Unauthorized Immigrant Population: National and State Trends, Industries and Occupations
Written testimony submitted to U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs for a hearing on: Securing the Border: Defining the Current Population Living in the Shadows and Addressing Future Flows
U.S. Unauthorized Immigration Population Trends, 1990-2012
Explore U.S. unauthorized immigrant population trends for states of residence, as well as for international regions and largest countries of birth, based on Pew Research Center estimates.
Unauthorized Immigrants in the U.S., 2012
Unauthorized Immigrant Totals Rise in 7 States, Fall in 14
Decline in Those From Mexico Fuels Most State Decreases
As Growth Stalls, Unauthorized Immigrant Population Becomes More Settled
The number of unauthorized immigrants living in the United States has stabilized since the end of the Great Recession and shows no sign of rising, according to new Pew Research Center estimates. The marked slowdown in new arrivals means that those who remain are more likely to be long-term residents, and to live with their U.S.-born children.