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.
Without a 6% increase in births to foreign-born women between 1990 and 2015, an overall decline in annual U.S. births would have been even larger.
U.S. employers planned to pay high-skilled foreign workers with H-1B visas a median salary of $80,000 a year in fiscal year 2016.
Lawful immigrants account for three-quarters of the foreign-born population in the U.S. – 33.8 million people out of 44.7 million people in 2015.
More Christian than Muslim refugees have been admitted to the United States in the first months of the Trump administration, reversing a trend that had seen Muslims outnumber Christians in the final fiscal year under President Barack Obama, a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. State Department refugee data has found.