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Migration and Immigration

Information sources related to immigrants, refugees, and asylees

United States (see also international sources which include the US)

  • Data.census.gov
    • Data.census.gov is the official repository for U.S. Census data on population and housing. This site replaces American FactFinder. Both aggregated and microdata are available here.  Terms which may be helpful: "foreign born", "place of birth", "ancestry".
  • Yearbook of Immigration Statistics
    • A compendium of tables that provides data on foreign nationals who, during a fiscal year, were granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., admitted as immigrants or became legal permanent residents), were admitted into the United States on a temporary basis (e.g., tourists, students, or workers), applied for asylum or refugee status, or were naturalized.
  • Pew Research Center: Hispanic Trends
    • Includes a range of survey data (much of it downloadable) from the PRC's own studies, and also data products created from other statistical sources
  • Center for Immigration Studies Data Portal
    • The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, research organization with a mission of providing immigration policymakers, the academic community, news media, and concerned citizens with reliable information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States.