Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration

Informed public discussion and evidence-based policymaking require accurate, authoritative, and unbiased information.

The article draws on resources from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI); the U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 American Community Survey (ACS), 2016 Current Population Survey (CPS), and 2000 decennial census; the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and State; and Mexico's National Population Council (CONAPO) and National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI).