Hispanics are divided about what a Donald Trump presidency means for their place in America, according to a Pew Research Center survey of Hispanic adults taken before his inauguration.
Field dates: 12/07/16 - 01/15/17
Respondents: Nationally representative sample of 1,001 Latinos ages 18 and older.
Margin of Error: +/- 3.6 percentage points at the 95% confidence interval.
This survey focused on politics and immigration.
Publications from this dataset
There were 8 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. working or looking for work in 2014, making up 5% of the civilian labor force.
The estimated total - 11.1 million in 2014 - has steadied since the end of the recession as the number declined from Mexico but grew from other countries.
A decline in Hispanic birth rates and the pace of immigration from Latin America has had an effect on the growth and dispersion of Hispanics in the country.
There were 55.3 million Hispanics in the United States in 2014, comprising 17.3% of the total U.S. population.
There were a record 42.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2014, making up 13.2% of the nation’s population.
Between 2009 and 2014, about 140,000 more Mexican immigrants have returned to Mexico from the U.S. than have migrated here, citing family reunification as the main reason for leaving.
African immigrants make up a small share of the U.S. immigrant population, but their numbers are growing – roughly doubling every decade since 1970.
Explore how immigration in the U.S. was shaped by laws and acts in this interactive timeline of U.S. immigration legislation since the 1790s.