Author: Jens Manuel Krogstad

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In 2016, 17.2% of U.S. immigrants ages 25 and older had a bachelor's degree and another 12.8% had attained a postgraduate degree. Both shares are... [Read More]
Youth is a defining characteristic of the U.S. Latino population. Latinos ages 35 or younger accounted for well over half of the nation's Latino population... [Read More]
Tags: Latinos - Youth - nation
Hispanics are more likely than the general U.S. public to believe in the American dream – that hard work will pay off and that each... [Read More]
The number of people living in sub-Saharan Africa who were forced to leave home due to conflict reached a new high of 18.4 million, up... [Read More]
Tags: Africa - Record - number
The EU's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest point in almost a decade, though joblessness still varies among the 28 countries that make up... [Read More]
In 2017, the U.S. resettled 33,000 refugees, the country's lowest total since the years following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and a steep drop from... [Read More]
The number of Muslim refugees admitted to the U.S. in the first half of fiscal 2018 has dropped from the previous year more than any... [Read More]
More people sought asylum in Canada in 2017 than at any point in at least a quarter-century. [Read More]
The share of Latino parents who ensure the Spanish language lives on with their children declines as their immigrant connections become more distant. [Read More]
The employment of high-skilled foreign workers with H-1B visas centered in large East Coast and Texas metro areas in fiscal 2010-2016. [Read More]
Proposals to change the U.S. immigration system have received renewed attention under the Trump administration. Read key details about U.S. immigration... [Read More]
Most of the 20 largest immigrant groups posted increases in naturalization rates between 2005 and 2015, with rates from India and Ecuador rising most. [Read More]
More than two-thirds of special immigrant visas have gone to Afghans (48,601) since fiscal 2007. Iraqis have received 21,961 such visas. [Read More]
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