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.

GlobalAugust 2, 2016

Number of Refugees to Europe Surges to Record 1.3 Million in 2015

The recent wave of asylum seekers to 28 EU countries, Norway and Switzerland accounts for one-in-ten asylum applications to the region since 1985.

GlobalJune 22, 2016

About four-in-ten of the world’s migrants live in the U.S. or Europe

But the U.S. and Europe are quite different when it comes to their migrant populations’ origin countries.

GlobalJune 21, 2016

5 facts about migration and the United Kingdom

The UK has the fifth-largest immigrant population in the world, at 8.5 million.

GlobalJune 20, 2016

Key facts about the world’s refugees

The number of displaced people was at a record 65.3 million in 2015.

Fact TankJune 17, 2016

Where refugees to the U.S. come from

Of the more than 40,000 refugees who have been admitted to the United States so far in 2016, the largest numbers have come from Burma (Myanmar), the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Somalia.

GlobalJune 15, 2016

Immigrant share of population jumps in some European countries

The recent historic migration surge into Europe has led to a large jump in the immigrant share of populations in many European nations, with the notable exceptions of the UK and France, which saw more modest increases.

June 1, 2016

5 facts about the global Somali diaspora

Somalia has faced lawlessness and strife during its decades-long civil war. As the country of 10.8 million continues to experience political and economic instability, its people are increasingly living outside of Somalia. New migrants are making their way to places like Europe, but they face a long and dangerous journey over land and sea. Hundreds […]

GlobalMay 18, 2016

5 facts about the U.S. rank in worldwide migration

By a wide margin, the U.S. has more immigrants than any other country in the world.