U.S. Unauthorized Immigrant Total Dips to Lowest Level in a Decade

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Jeffrey S. Passel & D'Vera Cohn
Date of Publication: 
November, 2018

The number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. fell to its lowest level in more than a decade, according to new Pew Research Center estimates based on 2016 government data. The decline is due almost entirely to a sharp decrease in the number of Mexicans entering the country without authorization.

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Passel, J. S. & Cohn, D. (2018). U.S. Unauthorized Immigrant Total Dips to Lowest Level in a Decade. Pew Research Center. Retrieved from http://www.pewhispanic.org/2018/11/27/u-s-unauthorized-immigrant-total-dips-to-lowest-level-in-a-decade/

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