GlobalJanuary 27, 2014

State of the Union 2014: Where Americans stand on key issues

A summary of where Americans stand on ten key issues likely to come up in President Obama’s State of the Union address.

HispanicJanuary 24, 2014

Record number of deportations in 2012

Number of immigrants deported by U.S. authorities in fiscal year 2012—a record.

HispanicJanuary 23, 2014

Hispanics prioritize legalization for unauthorized immigrants over citizenship

46% of all Hispanics and 59% of Hispanic immigrants say they worry “a lot” or “some” that they themselves, a family member or a close friend could be deported. Hispanics alone comprise about three-fourths of all immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.

HispanicDecember 19, 2013

Deportation Relief Outweighs Pathway to Citizenship

While Hispanics and Asian Americans overwhelmingly approve of creating a pathway to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants, they also say relief from the threat of deportation is more important.

December 17, 2013

Data: International Migrants by Country

Explore the population of international migrants by country with this interactive. International migrants include many foreign workers, international students, refugees and their descendants.

December 17, 2013

Changing Global Migration Patterns

More international migrants now live in high-income countries such as the U.S. and Germany, while more were born in middle-income nations such as India and Mexico. Migrants’ annual remittances have nearly tripled since 2000 to more than $500 billion.

Fact TankOctober 31, 2013

U.S. image in Mexico rebounds from 2010 low

The share of Mexicans with a favorable view of the U.S. has risen 22 percentage points since passage of Arizona’s restrictive immigration law in 2010.

October 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.

HispanicOctober 3, 2013

More Latinos Say Illegal Immigration’s Effect on the U.S. Latino Community is Positive

Hispanics’ views of the impact of unauthorized immigration on the U.S. Hispanic community have grown more positive since 2010, according to a new nationwide survey of 5,103 Hispanic adults by the Pew Research Center.

HispanicSeptember 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.