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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...

Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States - MPI

"Immigration has a significant impact on many aspects of life in the United States, from the workforce and the classroom to communities across the country. As such, many seek to know more about those who were born abroad and now make their lives here, whether as naturalized citizens, legal permanent...

Unauthorized Immigrants with Criminal Convictions: Who Might Be a Priority for Removal? - MPI

MPI, Nov. 15, 2016 - "There has been much interest—and confusion—in recent days regarding the number of unauthorized immigrants who could be deported because of criminal records when the Trump administration takes charge. During an interview Sunday on CBS’ 60 Minutes, President...

Untapped Talent: The Costs of Brain Waste among Highly Skilled Immigrants in the United States - MPI

MPI, Dec. 2016 - "While the United States has long been a top destination for the world's best and brightest, it has fallen short when it comes to fully tapping the skills and training of these newcomers. As a result, nearly 2 million immigrants with college degrees in the United States—one...

Muscular Public Relations Strategy to Paint Immigrants and Immigration as Negatives Embedded Deep Within Trump Executive Orders - MPI

Muzaffar Chishti, Sarah Pierce, and Jessica Bolter, Migration Policy Institute, Mar. 22, 2017 - "Even as three executive orders on immigration signed by President Trump during his first weeks in office have received extensive scrutiny, far less attention has been devoted to the public relations...