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United States

United States

Historically a nation of immigrants, the United States is home to nearly 41 million immigrants, who represent 13 percent of the total population and play a key role in the economic, civic, and cultural life of the country. The research collected here covers many facets of immigration to the United States, by the numbers and how immigrants fare in the country's classrooms and workplaces, the policies and regulations that shape the admission of new immigrants, the enforcement programs and polices in place at U.S. borders and within the interior, and integration policies and efforts taking place in local communities, in states, and at the federal level.

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Fact Sheets
October 2005
By Deborah W. Meyers
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Reports
September 2005
By Philippa Strum and David Biette
Policy Briefs
September 2005
By Demetrios G. Papademetriou
Reports
September 2005
By Randy Capps, Michael Fix, Julie Murray, and Jeffrey S. Passel

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Justice Department Allows Indefinite Detention of Undocumented Immigrants...
Homeland Security Department to Replace NSEERS...
Special Registration Deadline Passes for Fourth Group of Foreign Visitors...
Immigrants Killed While in U.S. Military Earn Posthumous Citizenship...
Student Adjustment Act Reintroduced to Congress...
Immigration Bureaus of DHS Receive Additional Funding...

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Steve Farkas, Senior Vice President of the research group Public Agenda, reveals some of the findings of a new survey on the attitudes of immigrants in America.

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This updated timeline of key developments since September 11 tracks the latest connections between immigration and national security.

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MPI Research Assistants Maia Jachimowicz and Ramah McKay outline the government's "Special Registration" program, which is designed to register foreign visitors from certain designated countries who are already in the United States.

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The Sept. 11 attacks prompted greater government scrutiny of undocumented immigrants in the United States. MPI Research Assistant Kevin O'Neil takes a look at how many Mexicans living in the U.S. without authorization have turned to a Mexican government ID called the "matrícula consular" to better establish their identity.

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