WASHINGTON —The Migration Policy Institute’s online journal, the Migration Information Source, today published its annual compilation of some of the most frequently sought-after current and historical U.S. immigration statistics, including a detailed look at the nation’s 43.3 million immigrants.
This accessible, comprehensive resource, Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States, compiles data from MPI, the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and State, and other sources.
The article answers questions such as: How does the current immigrant share of the U.S. population compare to earlier eras? How many green cards are issued annually? What are the top countries of origin for refugees and asylum seekers? How many children live in families with an immigrant parent? Have Mexican emigration rates changed? Are immigrants as likely as the U.S. born to have health care coverage?
Among other findings, the article reports that:
The article is available in the Migration Information Source, which provides fresh analysis and data from top researchers on U.S. and international migration trends. Click here to sign up for the free Source newsletter, which includes a monthly feature on U.S. immigration policy developments, data-rich profiles of major immigrant populations in the United States and other articles on international and U.S. migration developments.
The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank in Washington, DC dedicated to analysis of the movement of people worldwide. MPI provides analysis, development and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at the local, national and international levels.
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