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Pew Research CenterApr 19, 2016

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.

Pew Research CenterNov 19, 2015

More Mexicans Leaving Than Coming to the U.S.

Net Loss of 140,000 from 2009 to 2014; Family Reunification Top Reason for Return

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Pew Research CenterSep 28, 2015

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.

Pew Research CenterSep 28, 2015

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

Pew Research CenterMar 26, 2015

Share of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers in Production, Construction Jobs Falls Since 2007

In States, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Construction Are Top Industries

Pew Research CenterMar 26, 2015

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

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Pew Research CenterDec 11, 2014

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.

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Pew Research CenterNov 18, 2014

Unauthorized Immigrants in the U.S., 2012

Pew Research CenterNov 18, 2014

Unauthorized Immigrant Totals Rise in 7 States, Fall in 14

Decline in Those From Mexico Fuels Most State Decreases

Pew Research CenterSep 3, 2014

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.