U.S. Immigrant Population Continues to Grow
The nation’s immigrant population reached a record 40.4 million in 2011, while the number of unauthorized immigrants has declined from a 2007 peak of 12 million.
Will Conservative Talkers Take on Immigration Reform?
Nearly six years after the U.S. Senate defeated President George W. Bush’s immigration policy overhaul, there is another major legislative effort to change the nation’s immigration system.
Immigration Q&A: Pew Research Data on Public Opinion and the Immigrant Population
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.
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.
Slideshow: U.S. Foreign-Born Population Trends
Key findings from the Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2011.
If No Deal is Struck, Four-in-Ten Say Let the Sequester Happen
After a series of fiscal crises over the past few years, the public is not expressing a particular sense of urgency over the pending March 1 sequester deadline.
Most Support Legal Status for Illegal Immigrants
Most Americans say unauthorized immigrants should be allowed to stay, but there is less agreement on whether they should be able to apply for U.S. citizenship.
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.”
Graphic: American Hindus To Celebrate a New Year
While the exact date of the Hindu New Year varies by region and custom, many Hindus celebrate in mid-April with traditional meals and activities at home and in temples.