WASHINGTON — The Migration Policy Institute’s online journal, the Migration Information Source, today published its annual compilation of some of the most up-to-date and frequently sought-after facts and statistics on U.S. immigration, including current and historical population shares, illegal migration flows, demographic and workforce characteristics and geographic distribution.
Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States is a unique and comprehensive resource that brings together in one place data from the Census Bureau (decennial census, American Community Survey and Current Population Survey), Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, MPI, Mexican government and other sources. The fact sheet provides the most recent top facts and figures on the nation’s immigrant, non-immigrant, refugee and asylum-seeking populations as well as data on enforcement, naturalization and other topics. As such, it’s a great resource for reporters and others needing quick access to relevant migration data.
The fact sheet reports that:
The Source provides fresh thought and authoritative data from numerous global organizations and governments, and global analysis of international migration and refugee trends. To sign up for the free, bimonthly Source e-newsletter, which includes a monthly feature on US immigration policy developments at the national and state levels as well as Spotlights providing demographic and other data on major immigrant populations to the United States, click here.
The Migration Policy Institute is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank in Washington, D.C. 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. For more on MPI, please visit www.migrationpolicy.org.