A Lower Refugee Resettlement Ceiling but Probable Higher Admissions for FY 2019

The refugee resettlement ceiling for FY 2019 (which begins October 1) was set at 30,000 by the Trump administration (a drop from this year's 45,000). 

Additional Reading: Refugee Admissions Likely to Rise

Watch Video: Jessica Vaughan on Refugee Cap

Almost Half Speak a Foreign Language in America's Largest Cities

Nationally, one in four public school children speak a language other than English at home.

An analysis of newly released Census Bureau data shows nearly half (48.2%) of the residents in America’s five largest cities now speak a language other than English at home.  The total nationwide reached a record of nearly 67 million - up seven million since 2010 and nearly 35 million since 1990.  

Nearly One in Seven U.S. Residents Are Now Immigrants

Highest foreign-born share in 107 years

New data from the 2017 American Community Survey (ACS), released by the Census Bureau Thursday, shows the nation’s immigrant population (legal and illegal) has reached 44.5 million – the highest number in U.S. history. 

Twitter Ads Rejects Tweets for "Hateful Content"

Update: All four tweets have now been accepted for promotion by Twitter.

Twitter rejected four Center for Immigration Studies tweets for use in the Center's Twitter Ads campaign, alleging hateful content.

Analyzing the New Visa Overstay Report

DHS has identified over 700,000 overstays in 2017

This report provides new analysis of the DHS annual Entry/Exit Data Overstay Report, which identified over 700,000 overstayers in 2017, a decline of about five percent from 2016. The analysis shows that certain categories of visitors, particularly student and exchange visitors and guestworkers, have especially high overstay rates.

Lower Ceiling, Higher Admissions
Lower Ceiling, Higher Admissions
Half Speak a Foreign Language
Half Speak a Foreign Language
Census: U.S. Immigrant Population
Census: U.S. Immigrant Population
Twitter Censorship
Twitter Censorship
Visa Overstay Report
Visa Overstay Report

The refugee resettlement ceiling for FY 2019 (which begins October 1) was set at 30,000 by the Trump administration (a drop from this year's 45,000). 

Additional Reading: Refugee Admissions Likely to Rise

Watch Video: Jessica Vaughan on Refugee Cap

Nationally, one in four public school children speak a language other than English at home.

An analysis of newly released Census Bureau data shows nearly half (48.2%) of the residents in America’s five largest cities now speak a language other than English at home.  The total nationwide reached a record of nearly 67 million - up seven million since 2010 and nearly 35 million since 1990.  

Highest foreign-born share in 107 years

New data from the 2017 American Community Survey (ACS), released by the Census Bureau Thursday, shows the nation’s immigrant population (legal and illegal) has reached 44.5 million – the highest number in U.S. history. 

Update: All four tweets have now been accepted for promotion by Twitter.

Twitter rejected four Center for Immigration Studies tweets for use in the Center's Twitter Ads campaign, alleging hateful content.

DHS has identified over 700,000 overstays in 2017

This report provides new analysis of the DHS annual Entry/Exit Data Overstay Report, which identified over 700,000 overstayers in 2017, a decline of about five percent from 2016. The analysis shows that certain categories of visitors, particularly student and exchange visitors and guestworkers, have especially high overstay rates.

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