U.S. Births Drive Rising Hispanic Population
Since 2000, the U.S.-born Latino population has grown at a faster rate than the immigrant population. As a result, the foreign-born share of Latinos is now in decline.
Illegal immigration by boat: A dangerous, but common way of entering Europe
Boat migrants comprise less than 10% of the more than 1 million new immigrants entering the EU from non-EU countries by air, land or sea each year. But among those known to have arrived illegally in 2013, over half came by sea – the highest percentage in recent years.
Key takeaways from the European Union survey
Disillusion with EU seems to be ending, but Europeans still think EU doesn’t listen, is out of touch, intrusive and inefficient.
15 states with the highest share of immigrants in their population
A sharp rise in the number of immigrants living in the U.S. in recent decades serves as a backdrop for the debate in Congress over the nation’s immigration policies. In 1990, the U.S. had 19.8 million immigrants. That number rose to a record 40.7 million immigrants in 2012, among them 11.7 million unauthorized immigrants.
In Europe, sentiment against immigrants, minorities runs high
As the EU prepares for next week’s European Parliament elections, anti-immigrant and anti-minority sentiments are running high, providing a base for anti-immigration appeals by the political Right.
From Germany to Mexico: How America’s source of immigrants has changed over a century
Today’s volume of immigrants, in some ways, is a return to America’s past.
Chart of the Week: What top tech execs have in common besides money
The U.S. tech landscape would look very different without immigrants.
Top issue for Hispanics? Hint: It’s not immigration
There are several issues that consistently rank higher on the list than immigration.
Number of Latino children caught trying to enter U.S. nearly doubles in less than a year
The number of unaccompanied children from Mexico and Central America who were apprehended at the U.S. border has nearly doubled in less than a year.
Tea Partiers are not all immigration hawks
Only a minority of Republican voters take a hard-line stance on immigration.