Over the past 40 years, blacks have made progress on several fronts. Yet large racial gaps persist in areas such as wealth and poverty.
African immigrants make up a small share of the U.S. immigrant population, but their numbers are growing – roughly doubling every decade since 1970.
Pew Research Center President Michael Dimock examines the changes – some profound, some subtle – that the U.S. experienced during Barack Obama’s presidency.
New census data show that 263 counties, cities and other jurisdictions in 29 states will now be required to print election ballots in non-English languages.
Broad economic concerns of rural white Americans aligned with cornerstones of the Trump campaign, and the gender gap played a key role in the 2016 narrative.
A new Pew Research Center report examines long-term trends in U.S. births among both U.S.-born and foreign-born women. Here are key findings from the report.
Long-term growth in total U.S. births has been driven by the foreign born, who accounted for 23% of all babies born in 2014.
About 275,000 babies were born to unauthorized-immigrant parents in 2014, a decline from 330,000 in 2009.
Americans’ views about the impact the growing number of immigrants working in the U.S. is having on American workers have softened notably over the past decade.
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 […]