By Jens Manuel Krogstad, Jeffrey S. Passel and D’Vera Cohn of Pew Research Center –
- There were 10.7 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. in 2016.
- The number of Mexican unauthorized immigrants declined since 2007, but the total from other nations changed little.
- The U.S. civilian workforce includes 7.8 million unauthorized immigrants, representing a decline since 2007.
- Six states account for 58% of unauthorized immigrants: California, Texas, Florida, New York, New Jersey and Illinois.
- A rising share of unauthorized immigrants have lived in the U.S. for more than a decade.