While Hispanics and Asian Americans overwhelmingly approve of creating a pathway to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants, they also say relief from the threat of deportation is more important.
Explore the population of international migrants by country with this interactive. International migrants include many foreign workers, international students, refugees and their descendants.
More international migrants now live in high-income countries such as the U.S. and Germany, while more were born in middle-income nations such as India and Mexico. Migrants’ annual remittances have nearly tripled since 2000 to more than $500 billion.
The share of Mexicans with a favorable view of the U.S. has risen 22 percentage points since passage of Arizona’s restrictive immigration law in 2010.
Second-generation immigrants are just “catching up” with the rest of us, a new study says.
Hispanics’ views of the impact of unauthorized immigration on the U.S. Hispanic community have grown more positive since 2010, according to a new nationwide survey of 5,103 Hispanic adults by the Pew Research Center.
A talk with Pew Research Center senior demographer Jeffrey S. Passel on the challenges of counting the nation's unauthorized immigrants.
A new estimate by the Pew Research Center shows that the recession-era decline in the number of unauthorized immigrants has bottomed out and the number may be rising.
The Obama administration has provided a way for young unauthorized immigrants brought to the country illegally as children to remain in the U.S., but the total number of deportations of unauthorized immigrants continue at near record levels.
Some Catholic leaders have thrown their support behind changes in immigration laws, a position that is in line with the views of many U.S. Catholics.