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Many immigrants with Temporary Protected Status face uncertain future in U.S.

November 27, 2019 - 09:00

Roughly 317,000 immigrants from 10 countries have this status after fleeing dangerous conditions at home. Learn about where these protections stand.

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Q&A: How Pew Research Center estimated the number of unauthorized immigrants in Europe

November 15, 2019 - 15:31

Europe is one of the world’s top destinations for immigrants, and in recent years it has seen new waves of people arrive on its shores seeking asylum. The number of unauthorized immigrants living in Europe has grown, though it has leveled off more recently. In 2017, 3.9 million to 4.8 million unauthorized immigrants lived in […]

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Video: How do you count unauthorized immigrants in Europe?

November 15, 2019 - 11:54

A new Pew Research Center analysis estimates that at least 3.9 million unauthorized immigrants – and possibly as many as 4.8 million – lived in Europe in 2017. Learn how we conducted the first comprehensive estimate of Europe's unauthorized immigrant population in over a decade.

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5 facts about unauthorized immigration in Europe

November 14, 2019 - 07:00

The number of unauthorized immigrants living in Europe increased between 2014 and 2016, then leveled off to an estimated 3.9 million to 4.8 million in 2017, according to new estimates from Pew Research Center.

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How European and U.S. unauthorized immigrant populations compare

November 13, 2019 - 15:30

The size of Europe’s unauthorized immigrant population in 2017 was less than half the number in the United States.

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Europe’s Unauthorized Immigrant Population Peaks in 2016, Then Levels Off

November 13, 2019 - 09:53

Most live in Germany, the UK, Italy and France, and about half had arrived in Europe in recent years. Overall, these migrants account for less than 1% of Europe’s total population.

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Americans’ immigration policy priorities: Divisions between – and within – the two parties

November 12, 2019 - 09:30

Democrats and Republicans have starkly different priorities when it comes to the nation’s immigration policies. Yet there also are ideological differences within both parties on the importance of some priorities, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Two-thirds of Americans (67%) say it is very or somewhat important to establish a way for most […]

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What’s happening at the U.S.-Mexico border in 5 charts

November 1, 2019 - 12:00

Border apprehensions are rising quickly and the demographic profile of apprehended migrants is changing.

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Far more immigration cases are being prosecuted criminally under Trump administration

September 27, 2019 - 10:00

The first full fiscal year of the Trump administration saw large increases in the number of people arrested and criminally prosecuted for immigration offenses.

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From the archives: In ’60s, Americans gave thumbs-up to immigration law that changed the nation

September 20, 2019 - 11:31

In this 2015 post, we explore how Americans' views of immigration have shifted since the enactment of the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act.

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Key facts about U.S. Hispanics and their diverse heritage

September 16, 2019 - 17:09

The U.S. Hispanic population is diverse. These nearly 60 million individuals trace their heritage to Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America and to Spain, each with distinct demographic and economic profiles. But as migration patterns from Latin America change, the origins of U.S. Hispanics are beginning to shift.

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Key facts about refugees to the U.S.

September 13, 2019 - 10:00

Following the signing of an executive order that suspends refugee admissions for 120 days, here are key facts about the refugees entering the United States.

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