The Increasingly Diverse United States of America (Wa. Po.)

This Washington Post report highlights the increasingly diverse composition of U.S. communities. Although diversity varies from regions, the overall picture indicates that the country will continue to diversify overall.   

5 Facts About Illegal Immigration (Pew Research Center)

This brief guide, produced by the Pew Research Center, offers a snapshot of unauthorized migration to the United States.  According to Pew: "[t]he number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. has stabilized in recent years after decades of rapid growth. But the origin countries of unauthorized immigrants have shifted, with the number from Mexico declining since 2009 and the number from elsewhere rising, according to the latest Pew Research Center estimates."

Frequently Requested Statistics (Migration Policy Institute)

This resource guide, produced by the Migration Policy Institute, provides frequently requested statistics on immigrants and immigration in the United States and draws upon a number of resources, including  the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 American Community Survey (ACS), 2014 Current Population Survey (CPS), Migration Policy Institute, U.S Department of Homeland Security and others.

 

Unauthorized Immigrant Population Profiles (Migration Policy Institute)

"Learn about the estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States. Where do they live? When did they arrive in the United States, and from which origin countries? What are their levels of education, top industries of employment, incomes, parental and marital status, health care coverage, and more? And how many are potentially eligible for relief from deportation via deferred action? This unique data tool, using 2009-2013 American Community Survey data, provides detailed sociodemographic profiles for the United States, 41 states (plus the District of Columbia), and 117 counties with the largest unauthorized populations. And estimates of populations eligible for deferred action and their share of the overall unauthorized population are offered for 41 states as well as for the 138 counties with the largest unauthorized populations"

State Immigration Data Profiles (Migration Policy Institute)

Review U.S. Census data on U.S. immigrants and the native born based on: Demographics (size of population, age, country of birth, naturalization trends, children in immigrant families); Language and education (rates of limited English proficiency, levels of educational attainment, languages spoken at home by English proficiency); Workforce (immigrants' share among all workers, top occupations and industries, skill underutilization of college-educated immigrants); Income (median incomes, income distributions, poverty rates)