Kevin J. A. Thomas is an Assistant Professor of sociology, demography, and African studies at The Pennsylvania State University. He completed his PhD in demography at the University of Pennsylvania in December 2004 and was a postdoctoral research fellow at both the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies and the Harvard Initiative for Global Health.
Immigration from the Caribbean to the United States is a relatively recent phenomenon, beginning largely after 1965. This report provides a demographic profile of the 1.7 million Caribbean immigrants in the United States: their geographic settlement, education and workforce characteristics, earnings, modes of entry, and more.