Our new report on migration around the world is out.

A rising share of international migrants now lives in today’s high-income countries such as the United States and Germany, while a growing share was born in today’s middle-income nations such as India and Mexico, the analysis finds.

Our new report on migration around the world is out.

A rising share of international migrants now lives in today’s high-income countries such as the United States and Germany, while a growing share was born in today’s middle-income nations such as India and Mexico, the analysis finds.

More Latinos say illegal immigration’s effect on the U.S. Latino community is positive than negative.
Our study from late March found a partisan divide on opinions towards immigrants.

Our study from late March found a partisan divide on opinions towards immigrants.

In our latest national survey, 43% said yes. 

Majorities of all major religious groups say there should be a way for immigrants who are currently in the U.S. illegally to stay in the country. Their opinions are more divided when it comes to the impact of immigrants on the country. More: http://pewrsr.ch/YIgXls

Majorities of all major religious groups say there should be a way for immigrants who are currently in the U.S. illegally to stay in the country. Their opinions are more divided when it comes to the impact of immigrants on the country. More: http://pewrsr.ch/YIgXls

"49% of Americans say immigrants strengthen the country because of their hard work and talents, while 41% say they are a burden because they take jobs, health care and housing. In a June 2010 poll, 39% said immigrants strengthened the country while 50% said they were a burden."

Most Say Illegal Immigrants Should Be Allowed to Stay, But Citizenship Is More Divisive

See our full slideshow with data on the U.S. Hispanic population.

See our full slideshow with data on the U.S. Hispanic population.

We just released our full report on American priorities for 2013. We’ll be Tumbling out some interesting nuggets over the next few days, so be sure to follow. 
This graph above from USA TODAY shows what policy issues Americans care about most.

We just released our full report on American priorities for 2013. We’ll be Tumbling out some interesting nuggets over the next few days, so be sure to follow. 

This graph above from USA TODAY shows what policy issues Americans care about most.

A third of the foreign born do not have health insurance, compared to only 13% of native born Americans.
See the rest of our slideshow on immigration trends.

A third of the foreign born do not have health insurance, compared to only 13% of native born Americans.

See the rest of our slideshow on immigration trends.

Six-in-ten U.S. immigrants live in just five states. Do you live in one of these five?
See the rest of our immigration trends slideshow here.

Six-in-ten U.S. immigrants live in just five states. Do you live in one of these five?

See the rest of our immigration trends slideshow here.

See our new slideshow on U.S. Immigration trends.

See our new slideshow on U.S. Immigration trends.

"All the data suggests that people come here to work. If people came here to have babies, the flows would be pretty constant, and they are not."

Jeff Passel, senior demographer at the Pew Research Center [Politifact]

Our latest report on Hispanic life finds that nearly two-thirds of the 5.4 million legal immigrants from Mexico who are eligible to become citizens of the United States have not yet taken that step. 

"Both immigrants and their children are going to be an important part of the U.S. population in the coming decades. Virtually all the growth in the working age population between now and 2050 will be due to immigrants and their U.S.-born children."

D’Vera Cohn, senior writer at the Pew Research Center’s Social and Demographic Trends Project. [Star Tribune]

Read the latest report on second-generation immigrants: who they are, how they live, and what they believe.

"The question is, how many of them may take advantage of that?" said Mark Hugo Lopez, one of the report’s authors. "This research shows that among Mexican immigrants who are eligible to become U.S. citizens, relatively few do when compared to other immigrant groups."

(See the latest report on Hispanic life from the Pew Research Center: Most Legal Mexican Immigrants are Not Citizens)

In case you missed it, last week we held an open Facebook chat with researchers Mark Lopez (Pew Hispanic Center) and Carroll Doherty (Pew Research Center for the People & the Press). The subject was immigration reform. We appreciate your participation and questions, and we’ve created a Storify to recap everything that was said.

Read it here.