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Immigration expert tries to dispel 'myths' about Hispanics in U.S.

"Marcelo Suárez-Orozco flashed a slide showing the 5.5 million surge in under-18 Hispanic population in the United States during the last decade, which, to the noted professor and immigration expert, underscored a stark reality of the future. “These are the teachers, the firefighters...

Latino Voters vs. Anti-Immigrant Lawmakers

"immigrants may be a long way off from being able to hold elected officials accountable in an electoral strategy. While the nation is bearing witness to rapid demographic changes that are fundamentally changing the face of the country, there is still a large gap between the numbers of Latinos...

Solving America's Demographics Problem Via Immigration

"It's not simply a matter of needing a bigger tax base for Medicare. It's that the U.S. economy needs a certain level of growth to survive. Without it, we won't be to pay down our national debt, at least not without eviscerating the rest of the federal budget, and risking our economy...

MPI Brief Offers Demographic, Socioeconomic Profile of Unauthorized Immigrants in the United States

"How to treat the nation’s estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants is a key component of the comprehensive immigration reform debate underway in Congress. The population’s characteristics, including income levels, workforce participation rates, English language proficiency, and...

Immigration Is the Only Reason the U.S. Doesn't Have an Aging Crisis

"Without immigration ... the U.S. would face the same kind of aging problems that Europe does." - Atlantic, Jan. 30, 2014 .

ICE Deportations: Gender, Age, and Country of Citizenship (TRAC)

TRAC, Apr. 9, 2014 : "Case-by-case records on deportations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) during FY 2012 and FY 2013 provide a more complete portrait of the demographic composition of recent deportees. These results are based upon analyses of ICE records recently obtained by the Transactional...