The U.S. Foreign-Born Population: Trends and Selected Characteristics

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This report offers context for consideration of immigration policy options by presenting data on key geographic, demographic, social, and economic characteristics of the foreign-born population residing in the United States. Interest in the U.S. foreign-born population stems in part from the changing demographic profile of the United States as well as the rapidity of such change, and how both of these trends correspond to U.S. immigration policy.

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Kandel, William A. January 18, 2011.

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This report offers context for consideration of immigration policy options by presenting data on key geographic, demographic, social, and economic characteristics of the foreign-born population residing in the United States. Interest in the U.S. foreign-born population stems in part from the changing demographic profile of the United States as well as the rapidity of such change, and how both of these trends correspond to U.S. immigration policy.

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Kandel, William A. The U.S. Foreign-Born Population: Trends and Selected Characteristics, report, January 18, 2011; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc491245/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.