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Coming to America: How U.S. Immigration Changed Over Time -
U.S. immigration policy is shifting under the Trump administration. Here's how policy has affected the makeup of the country since 1820.
datavis  scrollytelling  immigration  history 
april 2017 by alykat
Muslim Refugees Were Admitted at a Lower Rate During Trump’s Refugee Ban - The New York Times
During the week when President Trump’s refugee ban was in effect, refugees were allowed in on a case-by-case basis. Just 15 percent of the 843 refugees who were admitted during this time were Muslim, compared with a weekly average of 45 percent in 2016.
datavis  immigration  donaldtrump  politics 
april 2017 by alykat
Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States |
Threaded throughout the history of the United States, immigration has taken on greater prominence in political and policy conversations amid debate over possible reforms to the immigration system, border and national security, and the U.S. role in resettling refugees at a time of record global displacement. Questions about the current and historical pace of immigration, the role of immigrants in the labor market, illegal immigration, humanitarian admission policies, and enforcement practices are often raised.
immigration  demographics  data 
march 2017 by alykat
International Migration Outlook 2015 - en - OECD
This publication analyses recent development in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non member countries as well as the evolution of recent labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries. It includes a special chapter on : “Changing Patterns in the international migration of doctors and nurses to OECD countries”, as well as country notes and a statistical annex.
immigration  statistics  research 
september 2015 by alykat
Migrant | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The term migrant can be understood as "any person who lives temporarily or permanently in a country where he or she was not born, and has acquired some significant social ties to this country."
migrant  immigration  refugee  statistics 
september 2015 by alykat
Who are the unauthorized immigrants ineligible for Obama’s executive action? | Pew Research Center
The 5.8 million unauthorized immigrants not eligible for deportation relief under President Obama’s executive actions are more likely than those eligible to be unmarried and not have U.S.-born children living with them, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis.
immigration  statistics  demographics 
december 2014 by alykat
My Life As an Undocumented Immigrant |
Powerful personal story from reporter Jose Antonio Vargas.
immigration  journalism  writing 
june 2011 by alykat
Prison Economics Help Drive Ariz. Immigration Law | NPR
An NPR News investigation: "The state's new law could send hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants to prison. An analysis of fund-raising documents, lobbying records and corporate reports shows that the private prison industry helped draft and pass the measure."
arizona  politics  immigration  law  sb1070 
october 2010 by alykat

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