The increase in the potential labor force will slow markedly as Baby Boomers retire. Immigrants will play the primary role in future growth of the working-age population.
New census data show that 263 counties, cities and other jurisdictions in 29 states will now be required to print election ballots in non-English languages.
About 3.9 million kindergarten through 12th-grade students in U.S. public and private schools in 2014 were children of unauthorized immigrants.
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.
About 275,000 babies were born to unauthorized-immigrant parents in 2014, a decline from 330,000 in 2009.
Federal officials are proposing new changes to census questions on racial and Hispanic identity.
The unauthorized immigrant population in the U.S. – 11.1 million in 2014 – has remained essentially stable since 2009 after nearly two decades of changes.
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.
The U.S. is projected to have no racial or ethnic group as its majority within the next several decades, but that day apparently is already here for the nation’s youngest children.
For the first time in history, a woman is the leading candidate for the presidential nomination of a major U.S. political party. As Democrat Hillary Clinton wages her campaign to be the first female chief executive, what do Americans have to say in general about the prospects and qualifications of female candidates for high political […]