Immigrant nation: Record growth in immigrants in U.S.
The Washington-based Center for Immigration Studies recently released new estimates of the size and shape of the immigrant population currently in the United States, both legal and illegal. The data, derived from the U.S. Census Bureau's March 2007 population survey, showed record growth in the immigrant population during the past seven years.
million immigrants live in the United States. One in three immigrants are in the country illegally.
million school-age children are from immigrant families.
million immigrants arrived in the country between 2000 and 2007.
of immigrants lack health insurance.
of adult immigrants in the United States have not completed high school.