In a new analysis based on dozens of focus groups, Asian American participants described the challenges of navigating their own identity in a nation where the label “Asian” brings expectations about their origins, behavior and physical self.
In 2020, Afro-Latino Americans made up about 2% of the U.S. adult population and 12% of the adult Latino population.
Nearly four-in-ten Latinos (39%) say they worry that they, a family member or someone close to them could be deported.
The number of Black immigrants living in the country reached 4.6 million in 2019, up from roughly 800,000 in 1980.
Immigrants – particularly those from African nations – are a growing share of the U.S. Black population.
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.
The U.S. Border Patrol reported more than 1.6 million encounters with migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border in the 2021 fiscal year.
An estimated 870,000 Mexican migrants came to the U.S. between 2013-18, while an estimated 710,000 left the U.S. for Mexico during that time.
Here’s a look at how individual origin groups compare with the nation’s overall Asian American population.
The unauthorized immigrant population’s size and composition has ebbed and flowed significantly over the past 30 years.