The number of people ages 5 and older who speak Arabic at home in the U.S. has risen from 215,000 in 1980 to 1.4 million in 2021.
Among Asian Adults living in the U.S., 52% say they most often describe themselves using ethnic labels that reflect their heritage and family roots, either alone or together with "American." About six-in-ten (59%) say that what happens to Asians in the U.S. affects their own lives.
Since January 2021, the Biden administration has greatly expanded the number of immigrants who are eligible for Temporary Protected Status.
At least 81 voting members of Congress (15%) are foreign born or have at least one parent who was born in another country.
Recent monthly migrant encounter totals far exceed the peak reached during the last major wave at the U.S.-Mexico border in May 2019.
Across 49 focus groups with Asian immigrants, daily challenges related to speaking English emerged as a common theme. Participants also shared frustration, stress and at times sadness in dealing with cultural and language barriers, and described support they received from others.
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.
After declining early in the COVID-19 outbreak, immigrant naturalizations in the U.S. are rising again
An estimated 940,000 immigrants became U.S. citizens during the 2022 fiscal year. That annual total would be the third-highest on record.
72% of Americans say taking in civilian refugees should be an important goal for immigration policy in the United States.
There are sizable ideological differences over the most pressing priorities for the U.S. immigration system within each partisan coalition.