USA: Immigration Trends

MAY 20, 2016
The number of legal permanent residents applying for U.S. citizenship in the four months starting last October is at its highest level in four years, and it is up 5% from the same period before the 2012 elections. However, there have been much larger percentage increases in past years, with jumps not always coming during election years. READ MORE >>
By a wide margin, the U.S. has more immigrants than any other country in the world. The U.S.-Mexico migration corridor is the world’s largest. READ MORE >>

Check out our interactive map showing the origins and destinations of the world’s migrants from 1990 to 2015. EXPLORE THE INTERACTIVE>>

Supporters of Donald Trump differ substantially from other Republican voters in many of their foreign policy attitudes Fully 84% of those who support Trump for the GOP presidential nomination favor building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. That compares with 56% of Republican voters who preferred another candidate for the Republican nomination. READ MORE >>

Related: Clinton, Sanders supporters differ sharply on U.S. global role

Men and women, old and young have all been part of the recent surge of asylum seekers into the European Union, Norway and Switzerland. But a lesser-known story about this surge is the rapid rise in child migrants traveling without an adult guardian. READ MORE >>

Related: U.S. border apprehensions of families and unaccompanied children jump dramatically


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