Pew Research Center publishes in-depth, comparative analysis of global migration trends, the factors driving migration and the factors shaping the identity and integration of both new arrivals and subsequent immigrant generations around the world.

Pew Research CenterDecember 13, 2018

18 striking findings from 2018

Pew Research Center takes the pulse of Americans and people around the world on many issues every year. Read 18 of this year’s standout findings.

HispanicDecember 3, 2018

What we know about illegal immigration from Mexico

There were 12.0 million immigrants from Mexico living in the United States in 2016, and fewer than half of them were in the country illegally.

HispanicNovember 30, 2018

Key findings about U.S. immigrants

Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth of the world’s migrants in 2016.

HispanicNovember 28, 2018

5 facts about illegal immigration in the U.S.

The number of unauthorized immigrants living in the United States was lower in 2016 than at any time since 2004.

HispanicNovember 27, 2018

U.S. Unauthorized Immigrant Total Dips to Lowest Level in a Decade

There were 10.7 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. in 2016, down from 12.2 million in 2007. The total is the lowest since 2004 and is tied to a decline in the number of Mexican unauthorized immigrants.

Pew Research CenterOctober 16, 2018

Want to understand U.S. immigration? We’ve got an email course for you

Want to learn more about immigration? Our researchers have distilled much of what we know about the topic into a five-part email mini-course.

GlobalSeptember 19, 2018

A majority of Europeans favor taking in refugees, but most disapprove of EU’s handling of the issue

A majority of people in several European countries support taking in refugees. Yet there is widespread disapproval of how the EU has handled the refugee issue.

GlobalSeptember 18, 2018

A decade of migration across the Mediterranean to Europe's shores

Monthly number of migrant detections by sea (January 2009 to August 2018), by route

GlobalSeptember 18, 2018

The most common Mediterranean migration paths into Europe have changed since 2009

The paths migrants have taken across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe have changed over time. So far in 2018, the Morocco-to-Spain corridor has been the most traveled among the three major sea routes used by migrants to reach Europe.

September 6, 2018

Are you in the American middle class? Find out with our income calculator

About half of American adults lived in middle-income households in 2016. Find out which income group you’re in with our newly updated calculator.