The challenges of counting the nation’s unauthorized immigrants
A talk with Pew Research Center senior demographer Jeffrey S. Passel on the challenges of counting the nation’s unauthorized immigrants.
Interactive: U.S. Unauthorized Immigration Trends
Explore population trends from a new analysis of the unauthorized immigrant population in the United States based on Pew Research Center estimates.
The Religious Affiliation of U.S. Immigrants
The religious affiliation of U.S. immigrants is majority Christian, but there is a rising share of other faiths, including Muslims and Hindus.
The State of Race in America
Pew Research Center Executive Vice President Paul Taylor presented on the state of race in America at the Aspen Institute. Download the PowerPoint presentation: State of Race April 2013
Demographic Portrait of U.S. Mexican-Origin Hispanics
A record 33.7 million Hispanics of Mexican origin resided in the United States in 2012, including 11.4 million immigrants born in Mexico and 22.3 million born in the U.S.
Unauthorized Immigrants: How Pew Research Counts Them and What We Know About Them
Jeffrey Passel, a senior demographer for the Pew Research Center, describes how the number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. was calculated and what impact new immigration proposals may have on this group.
Demographics of Asian Americans
The demographic data shown in this interactive display the varied population sizes and characteristics of the largest Asian origin groups, based on the updated edition of our survey, “The Rise of Asian Americans.”
Immigration: Key Data Points from Pew Research
A solid majority of Americans say there should be a way for people in the U.S. illegally to remain, but the public is more divided on the issue of citizenship.
Slideshow: U.S. Foreign-Born Population Trends
Key findings from the Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2011.
A Portrait of Second Generation Americans
A new analysis of the 20 million adult U.S- born children of immigrants finds they are substantially better off than immigrants themselves on key measures of socioeconomic attainment.