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When the government releases new data—or when we go digging for hard-to-find, interesting information—you’ll find the resulting reports here. The Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Congressional Budget Office, and more: we provide bias-free context and visuals to help you understand the latest from these agencies. USAFacts is always digging into data, so check back often for new reports.
A recently released report from the Department of Homeland Security shows a significant drop in refugee arrivals since 2016.
With the Supreme Court considering whether the Trump administration’s proposed end to the program is legal, here is a data-focused look at the program aimed at allowing undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children to stay and work in the United States.
One issue at the heart of current immigration debate is the criminalization of unauthorized entry in the US. Criminalization began in 1929 under section 1325, but prosecution of unauthorized entry has been inconsistent over the years.
The highest recorded monthly apprehension volume was in March 2000, when over 220,000 people were apprehended at the Southwest border.
Delve into asylum data, which shows a spike in recent years of migrants coming from Central America. Learn how the case backlog grew to hundreds of thousands.
Explore US immigration policies and programs throughout history.
Explore the total number of immigrants to the US over time, the purpose for their visit, and their countries of origin.