August 10, 2012

America adds more poor…Profile of America’s foreign-born population

Posted by D.A. King at 9:22 pm - Email the author   Print This Post Print This Post

Profile of America’s foreign-born population

Using the latest Census Bureau data from 2010 and 2011, this paper provides a detailed picture of the more than 50 million immigrants (legal and illegal) and their U.S.-born children (under 18) in the United States by country of birth, state, and legal status. One of the most important findings is that immigration has dramatically increased the size of the nation’s low-income population; however, there is great variation among immigrants…