Category Archives: Immigrants

Americans broadly support legal status for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children

By Carroll Doherty of Pew Research Most Americans favor granting permanent legal status to immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children. And a 56% majority opposes substantially expanding the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading…

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More Than 750 Million Worldwide Would Migrate If They Could

By Neli Esipova, Anita Pugliese and Julie Ray of the Gallup World Poll After the migrant crisis swept Europe in 2015, migration emerged as a dominant, divisive issue not only in European politics, where anti-migrant parties gained power, but also … Continue reading

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How African immigrants contribute to the Minnesota economy

 By Michou Kokodoko of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Labor force participation rates are strong among African immigrants in Minnesota, reaching 78 percent in 2012–2016, higher than that among all immigrants in Minnesota (72%) and among U.S.-born Minnesotans (70%). … Continue reading

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Key findings about U.S. immigrants

By Gustavo López, Kristen Bialik and Jynnah Radford of Pew Research The United States has more immigrants than any other country in the world. Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting … Continue reading

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Trump Has Made U.S. Policy Much More Resistant To Immigration — Even Without The Wall

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight President Trump, in his two years in office, has already made U.S. policy much, much more resistant to immigration — without Congress agreeing to his wall or really any of his immigration ideas. Continue … Continue reading

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