Pew Research Center estimates that 10.7 million unauthorized immigrants, the lowest level in a decade, lived in the U.S. in 2016. Select a measure from the dropdown below to view state by state data on unauthorized immigration.
Here’s a brief overview of four paths that many highly educated immigrants take to study and work in the U.S.: the H-1B visa program, the F-1 visa program, the Optional Practical Training program and green cards.
The American public’s views of the impact immigrants have on the country remain largely positive – and deeply partisan.
Nearly 14% of the U.S. population is foreign-born. That's the highest share of foreign-born people in the country since 1910, but it's far from the highest in the world.
Explore detailed tables on the number and share of immigrants and emigrants by country.
Growth in the number of emigrants from Latin America and the Caribbean has slowed – due in large part to a slowdown of people leaving Mexico.
The 69 immigrants and children of immigrants in the 116th Congress claim heritage in 38 countries and are overwhelmingly Democrats.
Many Americans support encouraging high-skilled immigration into the United States. But the U.S. trails other economically advanced nations in its share of immigrants with high skills.
As Trump and Democrats press their cases about ways to end the government shutdown, here’s a look at how Americans see illegal immigration.
There were nearly 467,000 apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border in 2018. Family members accounted for about a third of those apprehensions.