E.g., 11/26/2015
E.g., 11/26/2015

U.S. Immigration Trends

U.S. Immigration Trends

From its inception, the United States has been a country of immigrants. Our dynamic and interactive charts help to track changing immigration patterns and characteristics of the immigrant population through time. By placing immigration to the United States in its broader historic context, the characteristics of today's migration flows and the immigrant communities they establish can be better understood.

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Immigration to the United States: A Historical Perspective

Annual Legal Immigration

New U.S. Citizens


Immigrants Residing in the United States

Unauthorized Immigrants

Immigrants' Countries and Regions of Birth

 - By State and County

 - By Metropolitan Area

  • Map: Top Immigrant-Origin Groups, 2009-2013

 - By State

 - By Metropolitan Area

Diaspora Groups in the United States

Children Under 18 in Immigrant Families

Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Force

Limited English Proficient (LEP)

Immigrants' Age and Sex Distribution