Pope Francis’ picks for the College of Cardinals have tilted the leadership structure away from its historic European base and toward countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
An error in how the Census Bureau processed data from a national survey provided a rare window into how Brazilians living in the U.S. view their identity.
1. The Caribbean is the largest origin source of Black immigrants, but fastest growth is among African immigrants
The vast majority of Black immigrants are from two regions: the Caribbean and Africa. These two areas accounted for 88% of all Black foreign-born people in the United States in 2019. Black immigrants from Africa have been the primary driver for much of the overall recent growth in the Black immigrant population. Between 2000 and […]
The number of international migrants grew to 281 million in 2020; 3.6% of the world’s people lived outside their country of birth that year.
African immigrants in U.S. more religious than other Black Americans, and more likely to be Catholic
Immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa tend to be more religious than U.S.-born Black adults or immigrants from the Caribbean.
Immigrants – particularly those from African nations – are a growing share of the U.S. Black population.
The number of Black immigrants living in the country reached 4.6 million in 2019, up from roughly 800,000 in 1980.
The Census Bureau estimates there were roughly 63.7 million Hispanics in the U.S. as of 2022, a new high. They made up 19% of the nation’s population.
Only about a third of the world’s countries practice daylight saving time, and the vast majority of them are in Europe.
The median wealth of immigrant households increased by 42% from December 2019 to December 2021.