HispanicSeptember 20, 2016

Measuring illegal immigration: How Pew Research Center counts unauthorized immigrants in the U.S.

Jeffrey S. Passel, senior demographer, on the research techniques used to derive the unauthorized immigrant population estimate in the U.S. and the challenges involved.

HispanicSeptember 15, 2016

Immigrant naturalization applications climb, but not as much as past years

The number of legal permanent residents applying for U.S. citizenship in the nine months starting last October is at its highest level in four years.

HispanicSeptember 15, 2016

10 facts for National Hispanic Heritage Month

As the country celebrates Latinos, their culture and their history, here are 10 facts about U.S. Hispanics by age, geography and origin groups.

HispanicSeptember 8, 2016

Key facts about how the U.S. Hispanic population is changing

The U.S. Hispanic population reached 57 million in 2015, but a drop-off in immigration from Latin America and a declining birth rate among Hispanic women has curbed overall growth of the population and slowed the dispersion of Hispanics through the U.S.

HispanicAugust 31, 2016

U.S. immigrant deportations declined in 2014, but remain near record high

The Obama administration deported 414,481 unauthorized immigrants in fiscal 2014, a drop from the prior year driven by a decline in deportations of immigrants with a criminal conviction.

HispanicAugust 5, 2016

Surge in Cuban immigration to U.S. continues into 2016

During the first 10 months of fiscal year 2016, 46,635 Cubans entered the U.S. via ports of entry – already surpassing the total for full fiscal year 2015.

HispanicAugust 4, 2016

Venezuelan asylum applications to U.S. soar in 2016

As political and economic unrest roils Venezuela, U.S. asylum applications filed by Venezuelans so far in fiscal 2016 have jumped 168% compared with the same time period a year earlier.

HispanicJuly 28, 2016

5 facts about Latinos and education

Educational attainment among U.S. Latinos has been changing rapidly in recent years, reflecting the group’s growth in the nation’s public K-12 schools and colleges.

HispanicJuly 15, 2016

The economy is a top issue for Latinos, and they’re more upbeat about it

While Hispanics are on the same page with the overall population about the importance of the economy, they are more positive about its condition and their family’s finances than some other racial and ethnic groups.

HispanicJune 29, 2016

Roughly half of Hispanics have experienced discrimination

52% of U.S. Hispanics say they have experienced discrimination or have been treated unfairly because of their race or ethnicity.