A decline in Hispanic birth rates and the pace of immigration from Latin America has had an effect on the growth and dispersion of Hispanics in the country.
The Obama administration deported 414,481 unauthorized immigrants in fiscal 2014, a drop from the prior year driven by a decline in deportations of immigrants with a criminal conviction.
As political and economic unrest roils Venezuela, U.S. asylum applications filed by Venezuelans so far in fiscal 2016 have jumped 168% compared with the same time period a year earlier.
The recent wave of asylum seekers to 28 EU countries, Norway and Switzerland accounts for one-in-ten asylum applications to the region since 1985.
But the U.S. and Europe are quite different when it comes to their migrant populations’ origin countries.
The UK has the fifth-largest immigrant population in the world, at 8.5 million.
The recent historic migration surge into Europe has led to a large jump in the immigrant share of populations in many European nations, with the notable exceptions of the UK and France, which saw more modest increases.
Somalia has faced lawlessness and strife during its decades-long civil war. As the country of 10.8 million continues to experience political and economic instability, its people are increasingly living outside of Somalia. New migrants are making their way to places like Europe, but they face a long and dangerous journey over land and sea. Hundreds […]
By a wide margin, the U.S. has more immigrants than any other country in the world.