The U.S. Census Bureau uses the term foreign born to refer to anyone who is not a U.S. citizen at birth. This includes naturalized U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents (immigrants), temporary migrants (such as foreign students), humanitarian migrants (such as refugees and asylees), and persons illegally present in the United States.
The U.S. Census Bureau creates estimates of foreign-born immigration and also collects and publishes survey data on the characteristics of the foreign born resident in the United States, such as country of birth, year of entry, citizenship status, and the size of the population.
The Department of Homeland Security Office of Immigration Statistics publishes statistics and reports based on administrative data, such as the number of persons obtaining legal permanent resident status, refugees and asylees, naturalizations, nonimmigrant admissions, and enforcement actions.
The Pew Hispanic Center is a nonpartisan research organization that seeks to improve understanding of the U.S. Hispanic population and to chronicle Latinos’ growing impact on the nation. The Center does not take positions on policy issues. It is a project of the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan “fact tank” in Washington, DC that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It is funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts, a public charity based in Philadelphia.
MPI, a non-profit organization funded by foundation and government entities, provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at the local, national, and international levels.
The MPI Data Hub showcases in-depth and latest data on immigrant trends and patterns in the United States and around the world.
MBDA an agency in the US Department of Commerce helps create and maintain U.S. jobs by promoting the growth and global competitiveness of large, medium and small businesses owned and operated by members of the minority and Diaspora communities.
The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization whose mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical government policy recommendations.
Part of The Bookings Institution, The Hamilton Project offers a strategic vision and produces innovative policy proposals on how to create a growing economy that benefits more Americans. This Policy Memo explores questions raised around immigration in the United States and provides facts drawn from publicly available data sets and the academic literature.
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013
Call Number: REF HA 202.A1 2013
Publication Date: 2012-12-21
Published annually by the Federal Government since 1878, The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.