Issue #1: Migration Flows Rise, Diversify as Global Economy Stumbles Toward Recovery
Migration flows that were stalled for a period by the pronounced recession that began in 2008 have resumed to a number of OECD
countries, including the United States where there appears to be a slight increase in Mexican migration for the first time in several years.
More migrants seem to be choosing emerging economies, including Brazil, China, and South Africa, over traditional destinations.
Issue #2: Obama Administration Action Benefitting DREAMers a Game-Changer in US Immigration Debate
Issue #3: Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Just One of Several Campaign Messages for Far-Right Parties
Issue #4: Forced Migration: No Resolution in Sight for Syrians, Violent Outbreaks Displace Thousands across African Continent
Issue #5: The Stars May Be Aligning for Break in Long-Running Stalemate over Major US Immigration Policy Reform
Issue #6: 2012 Proved a Year of Migration Management Headaches in the European Union
Issue #7: Governments Crack Down on Student Visa Fraud
Issue #8: Major Immigration Countries Take a Crack at Addressing Thorny Issue of Immigrant Detention
Issue #9: International Student Mobility Rises, and Countries Seek to Capitalize
Issue #10: As Migration of Unaccompanied Minors Endures, and in Some Cases Rises, Governments Seek to Respond
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Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States
January 31 — The US immigrant population — estimated at 40.4 million in 2011 — is the nation's
historical numeric high, and it is also the largest in the world. About 20 percent of all international
migrants reside in the United States, even as the country accounts for less than 5 percent of the world's
population. Find out more top statistics on immigrants and immigration in the United States in this
article which presents the latest, most interesting data in one easy-to-use resource.