U.S. Border Patrol agents expelled or apprehended 15,862 migrants at the southwest border in April, down 47% from March.
The educational attainment of recently arrived Latino immigrants in the U.S. has reached its highest level in at least three decades.
Around half of Hispanics say they or someone in their household has taken a pay cut or lost a job – or both – because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
California has more immigrant eligible voters (5.5 million) than any other state, followed by New York, Florida, Texas and New Jersey.
Since 2000, the size of the immigrant electorate has nearly doubled. More than 23 million U.S. immigrants will be eligible to vote in the 2020 presidential election.
54% of Hispanics in the U.S. say establishing a way for most unauthorized immigrants to stay in the country legally is very important.
Latinos are expected for the first time to be the nation’s largest racial or ethnicity minority in a U.S. presidential election.
Border apprehensions are rising quickly and the demographic profile of apprehended migrants is changing.
The U.S. Hispanic population reached 59.9 million in 2018, up from 47.8 in 2008. A record 32 million Latinos are projected to be eligible to vote in 2020.
The U.S. Hispanic population is diverse. These nearly 60 million individuals trace their heritage to Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America and to Spain, each with distinct demographic and economic profiles. But as migration patterns from Latin America change, the origins of U.S. Hispanics are beginning to shift.