Fact Sheet More than 11 Million: Unauthorized Immigrants and Their Families
Fact Sheet
Maria E. Enchautegui
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The effects of immigration reform proposals will extend well beyond the 11 million unauthorized U.S. residents. Those unauthorized immigrants share their homes with 8.7 million people who legally reside in the United States. Three quarters of those legal residents are U.S. born citizens and 60 percent are children.
Research Areas Immigrants and immigration
Tags Immigrant children, families, and communities Federal, state, and local immigration and integration policy
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center