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United States

United States

Historically a nation of immigrants, the United States is home to nearly 41 million immigrants, who represent 13 percent of the total population and play a key role in the economic, civic, and cultural life of the country. The research collected here covers many facets of immigration to the United States, by the numbers and how immigrants fare in the country's classrooms and workplaces, the policies and regulations that shape the admission of new immigrants, the enforcement programs and polices in place at U.S. borders and within the interior, and integration policies and efforts taking place in local communities, in states, and at the federal level.

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September 2005
By Demetrios G. Papademetriou
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September 2005
By Randy Capps, Michael Fix, Julie Murray, and Jeffrey S. Passel
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September 2005
By Philippa Strum and David Biette
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The Sept. 11 attacks prompted greater government scrutiny of undocumented immigrants in the United States. MPI Research Assistant Kevin O'Neil takes a look at how many Mexicans living in the U.S. without authorization have turned to a Mexican government ID called the "matrícula consular" to better establish their identity.

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With the war in Iraq intensifying, the media has focused on the Iraqi foreign born in the United States. To ensure the accuracy of public debate, MPI Data Manager Elizabeth Grieco uses U.S. Census Bureau statistics to describe the size of the Iraqi immigrant population.

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Homeland Security Department Incorporates INS During Restructuring...
Proposed DHS Budget Would Fund Foreign Visitor Tracking, Visa Processing...
INS Extends Special Registration Deadlines...
Lawmakers Demand Details on Registration Program...
INS Releases Report on Undocumented Immigrants...
Funding for State Jailing of Criminal Undocumented Immigrants Slashed...

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MPI Data Manager Elizabeth Grieco examines the ratio of men to women among various foreign born groups in the United States.

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La Gerente de Datos Elizabeth Grieco considera el tamaño y la distribución de la población hispana extranjera en los EEUU.

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