Tag Archives: immigration

Mapping the Destinations of International Migrants over Time

Mapping the Destinations of International Migrants over Time Source: Migration Policy Institute This map displays the international migrant population by country of destination for each decade since 1960 and 2013. It includes all countries of destination with 20,000 or more international migrants by time period. Each population bubble is colored according to the migrant share […]

The Integration Outcomes of U.S. Refugees: Successes and Challenges

The Integration Outcomes of U.S. Refugees: Successes and Challenges Source: Migration Policy Institute The U.S. refugee resettlement program is the world’s largest, accepting two-thirds of the 98,000 refugees who were permanently resettled in 2013. Because of the scale of the program and the growing diversity of resettled refugees, service providers face an increasing range of […]

Middle Eastern and North African Immigrants in the United States

Middle Eastern and North African Immigrants in the United States Source: Migration Policy Institute As of 2013, approximately 1.02 million immigrants from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region resided in the United States, representing 2.5 percent of the nation’s 41.3 million immigrants. Migration from the MENA region to the United States, motivated mainly […]

Unauthorized Immigrant Population Profiles

Unauthorized Immigrant Population Profiles Source: Migration Policy Institute Learn about the estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States. Where do they live? When did they arrive in the United States, and from which origin countries? What are their levels of education, top industries of employment, incomes, parental and marital status, health care […]

Indian Immigrants in the United States

Indian Immigrants in the United States Source: Migration Policy Institute Indian migrants began arriving in the United States as early as 1820. Though few in number at the time, the Indian population has surged since the 1990s to become the second-largest immigrant group in the country after Mexicans, and ahead of those born in China, […]

States and Districts with the Highest Number and Share of English Language Learners

States and Districts with the Highest Number and Share of English Language Learners Source: Migration Policy Institute While English Language Learner (ELL) students are spread throughout the United States, their density, or the share they represent of total public school enrollment, varies greatly by state. Western states have the largest shares of ELL students in […]

Indian Immigrants in the United States

Indian Immigrants in the United States Source: Migration Policy Institute Indian migrants began arriving in the United States as early as 1820. Though few in number at the time, the Indian population has surged since the 1990s to become the second-largest immigrant group in the country after Mexicans, and ahead of those born in China, […]