Oct 15, 2013

Crime rises among second-generation immigrants as they assimilate

Second-generation immigrants are just “catching up” with the rest of us, a new study says.

HispanicSep 23, 2013

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.

ReligionMay 17, 2013

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.

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Pew Research CenterMay 3, 2013

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

HispanicMay 1, 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.

HispanicApr 17, 2013

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.

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Apr 4, 2013

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.”

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HispanicFeb 15, 2013

Slideshow: U.S. Foreign-Born Population Trends

Key findings from the Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2011.

Feb 7, 2013

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.

HispanicFeb 4, 2013

The Path Not Taken

Mexicans are the largest group of legal permanent residents in the U.S. But their rate of naturalization is only half that of legal immigrants from all other countries combined.