Category Archives: Immigrants

How European and U.S. unauthorized immigrant populations compare

Phillip Connor, Jeffrey S. Passel and Jens Manuel Krogstad of Pew Research Center – Europe and the United States are major destinations for the world’s immigrants. In both places, debates about immigration policy have focused on what to do with … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Immigrants, United States

Key facts about refugees to the U.S.

Jens Manuel Krogstad of Pew Research – The United States plans to admit a maximum of 18,000 refugees in fiscal year 2020, down from a cap of 30,000 in the one that ended Sept. 30, 2019, under a new refugee … Continue reading

Posted in Immigrants, Pew Research, United States

Trump is stripping immigrant children of protections, critics say. Supporters say he’s closing loopholes

Andrea Castillo of the Los Angeles Times – Continue…

Posted in Children, Families, Immigrants

A view of the USA’s future through kindergarten demographics

Jens Manuel Krogstad of Pew Research – Today’s kindergartners offer a glimpse of tomorrow’s demographics. The number of states where at least one-in-five public school kindergartners are Latino has more than doubled since 2000. In 18 states and the District … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Immigrants, Pew Research

Most Latinos Now Say It’s Gotten Worse For Them In The U.S.

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux of FiveThirtyEight – We will likely never know how much the El Paso shooter was influenced by rhetoric like President Trump’s. But we do know that since Trump took office, surveys and studies have shown that Latinos, particularly … Continue reading

Posted in Discrimination, Donald Trump, Immigrants, Thought-Provoking Analysis