A decline in U.S. refugee admissions comes at a time when the number of refugees worldwide has reached the highest levels since World War II.
The first full fiscal year of the Trump administration saw large increases in the number of people arrested and criminally prosecuted for immigration offenses.
In this 2015 post, we explore how Americans' views of immigration have shifted since the enactment of the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act.
Overall, 293 U.S. counties were majority nonwhite in 2018. Most of these are concentrated in California, the South and on the East Coast.
Canada resettled 28,000 refugees in 2018, similar to its 2017 total. Meanwhile, the U.S. resettled 23,000, down from the previous year.
For the first time in modern history, the world’s population is expected to virtually stop growing by the end of this century.
More than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth of the world’s migrants in 2017.
Mexico has apprehended and deported more migrants within its borders so far this fiscal year than at the same point in fiscal 2018.
In 2016, a third of unauthorized immigrant adults were proficient in English – up from a quarter in 2007.
Money sent by immigrants to their home countries in sub-Saharan Africa reached a record $41 billion in 2017.