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New Americans: American Immigration History: Data

Immigration Data Resources

Immigration Data Matters
Jeanne Batalova, Andriy Shymonyak, and Michelle Mittelstadt. Migration Policy Institute - Population Reference Bureau, March 2018.
Descriptions, with links, to over 220 data resources for U.S. and International immigration data.

New "New Americans"

The Newly Arrived Foreign-born Population of the United States: 2010
Nathan P. Walters and Edward N. Trevelyan. Washington, D.C., U.S. Census Bureau, 2011. "This report focuses on the 'newly arrived' foreign born, defined here as those who came to live in the United States in 2005 or later."

Immigration Data

Historical Census Statistics on the Foreign-Born Population of the United States: 1850 to 1990
22 Detailed tables.
A Description of the Immigrant Population: An Update
Nabeel Alsalam. Washington, D.C., Congressional Budget Office, 2011.
US Immigration: Migration Facts, Stats, and Maps
Part of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) Data Hub.
Office of Immigration Statistics Data and Statistics
Includes:
  • the Yearbook of Immigration Statistics, an annual compilation (1996- ) of data on foreign nationals granted permanent residence, admitted into the U.S. on a temporary basis, requesting asylum or refugee status, or naturalized.
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