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Hot Topics: Immigration

Immigration involves moving to a new country with the intention of settling there permanently after leaving one's country of citizenship. The United States has more immigrants than any other country in the world. Today, more than 40 million people living

Overview of Immigration in the United States

Changing Patterns: Immigration & Population Growth in the U.S. - Slide Show

Two Centuries of U.S. Immigration

Click on map to see interactive visualization of the 79 million people and the countries they came from, who emigrated to the United States 1820 - 2013.

Source: Immigration data: Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Immigration Statistics. The data used for the map is “persons obtaining lawful permanent resident status,” which does not include illegal immigration or,  people brought to the U.S. as slaves (“forced immigration"). From .Metrocosm website

U.S. Immigration 2013-2017

New immigrants to the United States (2015–2019), in family and employment categories, by country of birth.

Source of data:: Yearbook of Immigration Statistics
Image source: Wikipedia, Diversity Immigrant Visa
licensed through Creative Commons,(Wikimedia)

New Immigrants 2015-2019

New immigrants to the United States (2015–2019), in diversity category, by country of birth.

Source of data:: Yearbook of Immigration Statistics
Image source: Wikipedia, Diversity Immigrant Visa
licensed through Creative Commons,(Wikimedia)

State by state History of U.S. Immigration, 1850-2013

Click on map to use timeline to see the foreign born population origins by state, 1850-2013

Source: Pew Research Center

Unauthorized Immigration

Click on map to see more data and to access report and integrative charts

Source: Pew Research Center

Age Pyramids

Click on image for a statistically portrait of the foreign-born population in the United States in 2017, including data, trends, maps, and charts

Source: Pew Research Center