Mexico has apprehended and deported more migrants within its borders so far this fiscal year than at the same point in fiscal 2018.
In 2017, an estimated 10.5 million unauthorized immigrants lived in the United States, down from a peak of 12.2 million in 2007. Explore trends in the unauthorized immigrant population for U.S. states, as well as for birth countries and regions, based on Pew Research Center estimates.
Recently arrived immigrants have markedly different education, income and other characteristics from those who have been in the U.S. for longer.
There were a record 44.4 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2017, making up 13.6% of the nation’s population.
In 2016, a third of unauthorized immigrant adults were proficient in English – up from a quarter in 2007.
Proposals to change the U.S. immigration system have received renewed attention under the Trump administration. Read key details about U.S. immigration programs.
Many South Africans are dissatisfied with the state of their democracy. Confidence in some civic institutions declined from 1990 to 2013.
Millennials are the largest adult generation in the United States, and the American family continues to change.
Money sent by immigrants to their home countries in sub-Saharan Africa reached a record $41 billion in 2017.
Worldwide, an estimated $625 billion (USD) was sent by migrants to individuals in their home countries in 2017, a 7% increase from 2016, when the amount was $586 billion, according to economists at the World Bank. This increase follows two consecutive years of decline.