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Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States
Exerpt from the above article from Jeanne Batalova and Aaron Terrazas of the Migration Policy Institute:
[T]he most frequently asked questions on the subject of immigration and immigrant integration ... :
Where are immigrants primarily from? How many immigrants come each year? How many are already here? How many became US citizens last year? Do they have health insurance? Where do they live? How many children live in immigrant families? How large are illegal immigration flows, and how has the government responded?
This Spotlight brings together resources from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI); the US Census Bureau's 2009 American Community Survey, 2000 decennial census, and 2009 Current Population Survey; the US Departments of Homeland Security and State; and Mexico's National Population Council (CONAPO) and National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI).
Find the answers in the full article, and lots of good information about immigration statistics, at: