More than two-thirds of special immigrant visas have gone to Afghans (48,601) since fiscal 2007. Iraqis have received 21,961 such visas.
The increase from these countries exceeded modest growth of the overall foreign-born population and came amid a decline in immigrants from Mexico.
Immigration has been a major factor in the growth of Germany’s Muslim population. But, even if there is no more immigration, Muslims will continue to increase as a share of Germany’s population in future decades.
This interactive tool displays the top nationality of refugees resettled across each state between fiscal 2002 and 2017.
Though the U.S. has resettled more refugees than any country since 1980, the number of resettled refugees in the U.S. has not grown along with the worldwide refugee population in recent years.
In all, more than half a million asylum seekers from Syria during the 2015-16 migration surge had received permission to stay in Europe as of Dec. 31, 2016.
Read key facts about the nearly 690,000 unauthorized immigrants in America who currently have work permits and are protected from deportation under DACA.
Hispanics accounted for 17.6% of the U.S. population in 2016. Today, U.S. Hispanics are the youngest of the nation's largest racial and ethnic groups, and fewer are immigrants.
A collection of fact sheets with detailed demographic and economic data on Asian Americans by country of origin.
Nearly 790,000 young unauthorized immigrants have received work permits and deportation relief through the federal program created under Obama in 2012.