Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth of the world’s migrants.
Key statistics about immigrants in the United States from 1980 to 2018.
If unauthorized U.S. immigrants aren't counted, 3 states could each lose a seat they otherwise would have had and 3 others each could gain one.
Remittances – money sent by migrants to their home countries – are projected to fall by a record 20% this year.
91% of Democrats favor granting legal status to immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children; 54% of Republicans say the same.
Across the surveyed countries, opinion varies widely about the value of diversity. But interacting with people of different backgrounds is related to more positive attitudes about the role of diversity in society.
About three-quarters of U.S. adults say undocumented immigrants mostly fill jobs U.S. citizens do not want.
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
68% of U.S. adults say the federal government has a responsibility to provide medical care to undocumented immigrants who have COVID-19.
More than four-in-ten U.S. businesses with paid employees are in industries likely to be financially affected more deeply by the outbreak.