September 23, 2013

Decline in Unauthorized Immigration Stalls; Number May Be Rising

The sharp decline in the U.S. unauthorized immigrant population that accompanied the Great Recession has bottomed out, and the number may be rising again, according to new Pew Research Center estimates based on Census Bureau and other government data. An estimated 11.7 million unauthorized immigrants were living in the U.S. in March 2012, according to a preliminary estimate. Read more.