Foreign born

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Foreign-Born People in US – 46 million in 2018 or 14 percent of the total population

In 2018, 46 million foreign-born people lived in the United States, accounting for 14 percent of the total population, and three-quarters of them were here legally, according to estimates by the Congressional Budget Office. The population with legal status increased steadily from 20 million in 1998 to 35 million in 2018. The increase in the … Continue reading

Employed Foreign-Born in US – 24,639,000, a record number

The number of foreign-born individuals holding jobs in the United States hit a recorded high of 24,639,000 in August, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS has been tracking the number of foreign-born workers annually since 2005 and monthly since 2007. The BLS does not distinguish between foreign-born individuals who … Continue reading

Foreign-born Workers in US – Unemployment rate at 6.9 percent in 2013, down from 8.1 percent

The unemployment rate for the foreign born in the United States was 6.9 percent in 2013, down from 8.1 percent in 2012, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reportedtoday. The jobless rate for the native born fell to 7.5 percent in 2013, also downfrom 8.1 percent in the prior year. Data on nativity are collected … Continue reading

Immigrants in US – Those who came more than 30 years ago were the most likely to speak only English at home Census finds

Those who came to live in the United States more than 30 years ago were the most likely to speak only English at home. The foreign born who have lived in the United States for longer periods were much more likely to speak only English at home than recent entrants to the country (Figure 7). … Continue reading

US / The Unemployment Rate by Birthplace, 1994 to 2012

Since 1994, the unemployment rate for foreign-born workers has generally increased when the unemployment rate for native-born workers has increased and decreased when the rate for native-born workers has decreased. However, the unemployment rate for foreign-born workers has fluctuated more widely than the rate for native-born workers, and workers born in Mexico or Central America … Continue reading

Sweden / Older immigrants face lower pensions

Immigrants to Sweden who move here before their 35th birthday have enough time to work towards a pension that is almost equal to people born in Sweden, but older immigrants risk lagging behind socio-economically, a new statistics review shows.  “Income levels differ sharply, depending on when in life one immigrated to Sweden,” Statistics Sweden (Statistiska … Continue reading

Tea Party : Unemployment Higher Among Native Born than Immigrants

The unemployment rate for immigrant workers in the United States is lower than the unemployment rate for native-born workers, according to data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS). BLS’s data show that unemployment among foreign born workers in May 2012 was 7.4 percent, while for native-born workers it was 8.0 percent. The data … Continue reading

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