Immigration in the United States

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Statista dossier about U.S. immigration

This dossier presents graphs and tables about immigration in the United States. It focuses on legal permanent residents, naturalization, refugees and asylees, illegal aliens and public opinion on immigration in the United States.

Table of contents

  • 1. Legal permanent residents
    • Number of green cards in the United States FY 1990-2017

    • Legal immigrants in the United States, by region of birth FY 2017

    • U.S. Immigration - main countries of birth for green card recipients 2017

    • Green card recipients in the United States, by state of residence FY 2017

    • Legal immigrants in the United States by metro area of residence FY 2017

    • Legal immigrants in the United States by category of admission FY 2017

    • Legal immigrants in the United States, by gender FY 2009-2017

    • Legal immigrants in the United States, by age FY 2009-2017

    • Legal immigrants in the United States, by occupation FY 2017

  • 2. Naturalizations
    • Number of persons naturalized in U.S. FY 1990-2017

    • Number of persons naturalized in U.S., by region of birth FY 2017

    • Number of persons naturalized in U.S., by country of birth FY 2017

    • Number of persons naturalized in U.S. by state of residence FY 2017

    • Number of persons naturalized in U.S. by gender FY 2009-2017

    • Number of persons naturalized in U.S., by age FY 2009-2017

    • Number of persons naturalized in U.S. by occupation FY 2017

  • 3. Refugees and asylum seekers
    • Refugee admissions in the U.S. 1990-2018

    • Refugees arriving in the U.S. by region of origin 2018

    • Refugees arriving in the U.S. by country of nationality 2018

    • Refugees arriving in the U.S. 2016, by gender

    • Refugees arriving in the U.S. 2016, by age

    • U.S. immigration - individuals granted asylum 1990-2016

    • Individuals granted asylum in the U.S. 2016, by region

    • Individuals granted asylum in the U.S. by country of nationality 2017

  • 4. Illegal immigration
    • U.S. border patrol: registered alien apprehensions 1990-2018

    • Origin of illegal immigrants in the U.S. 2015

    • Estimated number of illegal immigrants in the U.S. by age and sex 2015

    • U.S. immigration - aliens removed or returned 1990-2016

    • U.S. immigration - illegal aliens returned 2016, by region of origin

    • U.S. immigration - illegal aliens removed 2016, by region of origin

    • Illegal immigrants in the U.S., by state 2016

  • 5. Public opinion
    • Public opinion on the level of immigration into the U.S. 2001-2018

    • Public opinion on the level of immigration in the U.S. from 2006 to 2018

    • Public opinion on seriousness of illegal immigration in the U.S. 2019

    • Public opinion on DACA in the United States, by political party 2019

    • Public opinion on a Southern-border wall in the U.S., by political party 2019

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