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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

Characteristics of the European Born in the United States

Report Author: 
David Dixon
Original Date of Publication: 
2005 Feb

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

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Chinese Immigrants in the United States

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

Chinese Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Central American Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Aaron Terrazas
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Jan

Central American Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

The 2.9 million Central American immigrants living in the United States were more likely than both the native-born and the foreign-born population overall to be of working age and to be participating in the U.S. labor force. MPI's Aaron Terrazas examines the population's size, geographic distribution and demographic characteristics. 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

The Foreign-born from Canada in the United States

Report Author: 
Betsy Cooper and Elizabeth Grieco
Original Date of Publication: 
2004 Aug

The Foreign-born from Canada in the United States (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Asian Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Jeanne Batalova
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 May

Asian Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

Immigrants from Asia accounted for about 28 percent of the total US foreign-born population in 2009. The MPI examines the social and economic profiles of the foreign born from this region. 

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

African Immigrants in the United States

Report Author: 
Kristen McCabe
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Jul

African Immigrants in the United States (click to view)

The 1.5 million African immigrants residing in the United States in 2009 accounted for 3.9 percent of all U.S. immigrants. The MPI examines the origins, socioeconomic characteristics and legal status of the African-born immigrant population in this comprehensive essay complete with data lists, charts, anwers to comon questions and additional resources.

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute
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