Immigrants in Western states most likely to benefit from Obama’s executive action
There are eight states where at least four-in-ten unauthorized immigrants will be eligible to benefit from the executive order announced Thursday by President Obama, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis.
Executive actions on immigration have long history
President Obama’s executive action to protect millions of unauthorized immigrants from deportation is an act that both follows and departs from precedents set by his predecessors.
Those from Mexico will benefit most from Obama’s executive action
Unauthorized immigrants from Mexico account for two-thirds of those who will be eligible for deportation relief under President Obama’s executive action, even as they account for about half of the nation’s unauthorized population, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis. The new action, which mainly applies to unauthorized immigrant parents of U.S. citizen or […]
About 1 in 5 victims of online harassment say it happened in the comments section
While social media sites were the most common place noted for online harassment in a recent Pew Research Center survey, about a fifth of internet users cited website comments sections as places where they had that experience.
5 facts about illegal immigration in the U.S.
The number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. has stabilized in recent years after decades of rapid growth. Here are five facts from our latest analysis of this population.
Where near-minimum-wage workers work, and how much they make
The restaurant and food service industry is the single biggest employer of near-minimum workers, employing 3.75 million near-minimum workers, about 18% of the total.
The up and down seasons of political campaign work
While many political workers already live nomadic lives, given the on-the-job demands of the campaign trail, their employment statuses can be similarly in flux.
Obama’s expected immigration action: How many would be affected?
Millions of unauthorized immigrants could receive relief from deportation under an executive order that President Obama will announce as early as next week.
Why has Pentecostalism grown so dramatically in Latin America?
Tens of millions of Latin Americans have left the Roman Catholic Church in recent decades and embraced Pentecostal Christianity.
More and more Americans are outside the labor force entirely. Who are they?
More than 92 million Americans last month were considered outside the labor force entirely. While most of them are older, the biggest increase has been among teens and young adults.