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Political Science 394: Immigration Law and Politics

Migration Statistics/Data Sources

Migration Data Hub:  an independent, non-partisan think-tank in Washington DC,  MPI provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at the local, national, and international levels. The Data Hub showcases the most current national and state-level demographic, social, and economic facts about immigrants to the US; as well as stock, flow, citizenship, net migration, and historical data for countries in Europe, North America, and Oceania.

Office of Immigration Statistics, U.S. Department of Homeland Securityprovides official statistics on US immigration and naturalization.

Create custom tables, charts, maps and graphs from over 35 billion data points sourced from U.S. Federal agencies, NGOs, and research firms.

ProQuest Statistical Insightthis database compiles its contents -- on an endless variety of measurable topics -- from the statistical publications of 200 federal agencies, 50 state governments, 100 international intergovernmental organizations, and 500 private and academic sources. ProQuest Statistical Insight also provides access to the current and historical Statistical Abstracts of the U.S.

Social Explorer: provides access to current and historical census data for the United States, which can be displayed as reports or maps. 

Currently, this e-resource contains data from 1790 to the present.  Questions on ancestry, place of birth and much more are included.

US Census Bureau - Foreign Born: provides statistics on the foreign born population in the US.  It will provide you with an overall picture of the US population.

TRAC-Fed: Source for federal government enforcement activities, including civil, criminal, and administrative enforcement actions. Requires a username and password.