Category Archives: Immigrants

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

Growing share of Republicans say U.S. risks losing its identity if it is too open to foreigners

Claire Brockway and Carroll Doherty of Pew Research – A majority of Americans (62%) continue to say the country’s openness to people from around the world is “essential to who we are as a nation.” But the share expressing this … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Immigrants, Pew Research, Republicans

Facts on U.S. Immigrants, 2017

Statistical portrait of the foreign-born population in the United States Jynnah Radford and Luis Noe-Bustamante of Pew Research Center – There were a record 44.4 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2017, making up 13.6% of the nation’s population. … Continue reading

Posted in Immigrants, Pew Research, United States