Key facts about the changing U.S. unauthorized immigrant population
The unauthorized immigrant population’s size and composition has ebbed and flowed significantly over the past 30 years.
Migrant apprehensions at U.S.-Mexico border are surging again
Venezuelans, Burmese among more than 600,000 immigrants eligible for Temporary Protected Status in U.S.
How removing unauthorized immigrants from census statistics could affect House reapportionment
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The share of Americans viewing illegal immigration as a ‘very big’ problem has increased.
Key findings about U.S. immigrants
Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth of the world’s migrants.
Americans broadly support legal status for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children
91% of Democrats favor granting legal status to immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children; 54% of Republicans say the same.
A majority of Americans say immigrants mostly fill jobs U.S. citizens do not want
About three-quarters of U.S. adults say undocumented immigrants mostly fill jobs U.S. citizens do not want.
How border apprehensions, ICE arrests and deportations have changed under Trump
How has immigration enforcement changed under Trump? Here’s a look at the data on border apprehensions, interior arrests and deportations.
19 striking findings from 2019
Every year, we publish hundreds of reports, blog posts, digital essays and other studies. Here are some of our most noteworthy findings from the past year.
Many immigrants with Temporary Protected Status face uncertain future in U.S.
Roughly 317,000 immigrants from 10 countries have this status after fleeing dangerous conditions at home. Learn about where these protections stand.
Q&A: How Pew Research Center estimated the number of unauthorized immigrants in Europe
In this Q&A and video, learn about the methods and data sources the Center used to estimate the number of unauthorized immigrants in Europe.
5 facts about unauthorized immigration in Europe
The number of unauthorized immigrants living in Europe increased between 2014 and 2016, then leveled off to an estimated 3.9 million to 4.8 million in 2017, according to new estimates from Pew Research Center.
How European and U.S. unauthorized immigrant populations compare
The size of Europe’s unauthorized immigrant population in 2017 was less than half the number in the United States.
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