LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
CRS on Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986

Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986 Ruth Ellen Wasem, Specialist in Immigration Policy, Congressional Research Service September 22, 2011 RL33874 - CRS Report for Congress - Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress

Americans Drastically Overestimate How Many Unauthorized Immigrants Are In The Country, And They Don't Want To Know The Truth

"I'm very passionate about the issue of immigration as a question of substance, but I'll happily concede I don't know a ton about the politics. It turns out, however, that people are very confused about how many immigrants there are and "vastly overestimate the percentage...

Demographic Profile of the DREAMers Potentially Eligible Under DACA

"As many as 1.76 million unauthorized immigrants who were brought to the United States as children could potentially be eligible for a grant of relief from deportation, according to a Migration Policy Institute (MPI) analysis that takes into account the more detailed eligibility criteria outlined...

New National and State Estimates of America’s Unauthorized Immigrant Population Released

"The International Migration Review (IMR) today published a study with new estimates of the unauthorized immigrant population. The report, titled Unauthorized Immigration to the United States: Annual Estimates and Components of Change, by State, 1990 to 2010 , is co-authored by Robert Warren, former...

Immigration Policy and New Estimates of the U.S. Unauthorized Population

"A recently released report on the U.S. unauthorized population comes at a politically charged moment, as Congress begins in earnest to consider immigration reform and a possible path to citizenship for the nation's unauthorized residents. The report, co-authored by Robert Warren, former demographer...