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Lessons from the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986

Report Author: 
Betsy Cooper and Kevin O’Neil
Original Date of Publication: 
2005 Aug

Lessons from the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Vietnamese Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Aaron Terrazas and Cristina Batog
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Sep

Vietnamese Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Unlike most of the foreign-born from Asia, those from Vietnam came to the United States mainly as refugees and asylum seekers from the mid-1970s onward. Today, the U.S. is home to about 1.1 million Vietnamese immigrants, making them the fifth-largest immigrant group.  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Characteristics of the South American Born in the United States

Report Author: 
David Dixon and Julia Gelatt
Original Date of Publication: 
2006 May

Characteristics of the South American Born in the United States (click to view)

The South American-born make up a small proportion of both the overall foreign-born population and the Latin American-born population in the United States. However, the number of immigrants born in South America has grown rapidly over the past 30 years.  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Filipino Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Aaron Terrazas and Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Apr

Filipino Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

The 1.7 million Filipino immigrants in the United States made them the country's second-largest immigrant group in 2008 after Mexican immigrants.  

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Aaron Terrazas
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Feb

Mexican Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Korean Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Aaron Terrazas and Cristina Batog
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Aug

Korean Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Like other immigrant groups, the nation's 1.0 million Korean-born are settling in larger numbers in states beyond traditional gateways like California and New York. They were the seventh-largest immigrant group in the U.S. in 2008 after Mexican, Filipino, Indian, Chinese, Vietnamese and Salvadoran immigrants. 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Iraqi Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Aaron Terrazas
Original Date of Publication: 
2009 Mar

Iraqi Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

The number of Iraqi immigrants in the United States tripled between 1980 and 2007 to 102,000. Most of this growth occurred during the 1990s. Although the U.S. has committed to accepting increasing numbers of Iraqi refugees, the number admitted from Iraq was still below 2000 levels until 2008. 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Indian Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Aaron Terrazas and Cristina Batog
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Jun

Indian Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

The United States is home to about 1.6 million Indian immigrants, making them the third-largest immigrant group. In addition, people with Indian ancestry have also immigrated to the U.S. from the Caribbean, East Africa, Canada and the U.K. 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute
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