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.
About a million immigrants receive U.S. green cards each year, but fewer than half are new arrivals from other countries. The majority already live in the United States on temporary visas.
While 67% of lawful immigrants eligible for naturalization had applied for and obtained U.S. citizenship by 2015, this share was only 42% among Mexicans.
Roughly 20 million people who were born in a country now a part of the European Union have moved from their birth country and now live in another EU nation.
As of 2015, nearly 20 million people, or about 4% of the EU’s birth population, lived in a European country in which they were not born.
About 629,000 foreign visitors who were expected to leave the U.S. in fiscal 2016 were still in the U.S. when the fiscal year ended Sept. 30.