Number of U.S.-Born Babies with Unauthorized Immigrant Parents Has Fallen Since 2007

Number of U.S.-Born Babies with Unauthorized Immigrant Parents Has Fallen Since 2007

Jeffrey S. Passel, D’Vera Cohn and John Gramlich, Pew Research Center (November 1, 2018)

About 250,000 babies were born to unauthorized immigrant parents in the United States in 2016, the latest year for which information is available, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data. This represents a 36% decrease from a peak of about 390,000 in 2007.

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