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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Slideshow: Population Decline of Unauthorized Immigrants Stalls, May Have Reversed
Key findings from the report, “Population Decline of Unauthorized Immigrants Stalls, May Have Reversed”
11.7 M Unauthorized Immigrants in 2012
A new estimate by the Pew Research Center shows that the recession-era decline in the number of unauthorized immigrants has bottomed out and the number may be rising.
High rate of deportations continue under Obama despite Latino disapproval
The Obama administration has provided a way for young unauthorized immigrants brought to the country illegally as children to remain in the U.S., but the total number of deportations of unauthorized immigrants continue at near record levels.
Catholic leaders urge immigration reform
Some Catholic leaders have thrown their support behind changes in immigration laws, a position that is in line with the views of many U.S. Catholics.
Are unauthorized immigrants overwhelmingly Democrats?
Will there be “an electoral bonanza for Democrats” if the nation’s estimated 11.1 million unauthorized immigrants are eventually granted the right to vote? The data provide some insights.