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Immigration concerns fall in Western Europe, but most see need for newcomers to integrate into society

October 22, 2018 - 07:00

A median of 23% in eight key countries in Western Europe name immigration as one of the top two problems facing their country.

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Want to understand U.S. immigration? We’ve got an email course for you

October 16, 2018 - 10:45

Want to learn more about immigration? Our researchers have distilled much of what we know about the topic into a five-part email mini-course.

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A majority of Europeans favor taking in refugees, but most disapprove of EU’s handling of the issue

September 19, 2018 - 09:03

A majority of people in several European countries support taking in refugees. Yet there is widespread disapproval of how the EU has handled the refugee issue.

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A majority of Europeans favor taking in refugees, but most disapprove of EU’s handling of the issue

September 19, 2018 - 09:02
A majority of people in several European countries support taking in refugees. Yet there is widespread disapproval of how the EU has handled the refugee issue.

A decade of migration across the Mediterranean to Europe’s shores

September 18, 2018 - 15:30

Monthly number of migrant detections by sea (January 2009 to August 2018), by route

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The most common Mediterranean migration paths into Europe have changed since 2009

September 18, 2018 - 12:06

The paths migrants have taken across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe have changed over time. So far in 2018, the Morocco-to-Spain corridor has been the most traveled among the three major sea routes used by migrants to reach Europe.

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The most common Mediterranean migration paths into Europe have changed since 2009

September 18, 2018 - 12:02
The paths migrants have taken across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe have changed over time. So far in 2018, the Morocco-to-Spain corridor has been the most traveled among the three major sea routes used by migrants to reach Europe.

Facts on U.S. Immigrants: Interactive charts and detailed tables

September 14, 2018 - 14:24
There were a record 43.7 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2016, a more than fourfold increase since 1960. Explore the demographic information of the nation's immigrant population.

Education levels of U.S. immigrants are on the rise

September 14, 2018 - 14:17
In 2016, 17.2% of U.S. immigrants ages 25 and older had a bachelor’s degree and another 12.8% had attained a postgraduate degree. Both shares are up since 1980.

Key findings about U.S. immigrants

September 14, 2018 - 14:00
The United States has more immigrants than any other country in the world. Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country.

Applications for U.S. diversity visa lottery remained near record in 2017

August 23, 2018 - 12:04
More than 22.4 million people applied in 2017 to a U.S. visa program that provides 50,000 green cards each year through a lottery system. The number of applicants nearly matched the record 23 million applicants received in 2016 and came as the Trump administration and some members of Congress have sought to eliminate the program – the only one of its kind globally.

Immigrants or children of immigrants make up at least 12% of Congress

August 21, 2018 - 14:01
At least 65 of the current voting members of Congress are immigrants or the children of immigrants. These members represent nearly half of U.S. states.

Number of foreign college graduates staying in U.S. to work climbed again in 2017, but growth has slowed

July 25, 2018 - 10:05
A record 276,500 foreign graduates received work permits under the Optional Practical Training program in the U.S. in 2017, up from 257,100 in 2016.

Growing Partisan Differences in Views of the FBI; Stark Divide over ICE

July 24, 2018 - 14:38
A new survey of public attitudes toward federal agencies finds that partisan differences in views of the FBI have increased markedly over the past year. And Americans’ opinions about Immigration and Customs Enforcement are deeply polarized.

5 key takeaways about populism and the political landscape in Western Europe

July 12, 2018 - 10:00
People with populist views in Western Europe are more likely than those with mainstream views to distrust traditional institutions. While populist attitudes span the ideological spectrum in Western Europe, populist political parties are relatively unpopular in the region.

Border apprehensions of migrant families have risen substantially so far in 2018

July 6, 2018 - 13:32
The U.S. apprehended nearly 49,000 family members at its southern border from January through June – more than twice as many as in the same period last year.

For the first time, U.S. resettles fewer refugees than the rest of the world

July 5, 2018 - 06:59
The U.S. has taken in 3 million of the more than 4 million refugees resettled worldwide since 1980. But in 2017, the U.S. resettled 33,000 refugees, the country’s lowest total since the years following 9/11.