Settling In: A Profile of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population in the United States

Settling In: A Profile of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population in the United States

Julia Gelatt and Jie Zong, Migration Policy Institute (November 2018)

This fact sheet provides an overview of the characteristics of the estimated 11.3 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States. It examines these immigrants’ countries of origin, U.S. destinations, length of U.S. residence, educational attainment and English proficiency, employment, income, and home ownership. And it includes a section on the children, most U.S. born, who have an unauthorized immigrant parent.

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