Immigration

On March 17, 1980, President Jimmy Carter signed the United States Refugee Act of 1980 into law, establishing the nation’s contemporary refugee resettlement program and asylum system. The new law...
The COVID-19 pandemic upended just about every aspect of everyday life. Seemingly within the blink of an eye in March 2020, schools and businesses shut down, social distancing became de rigueur, many...
When the COVID-19 pandemic reared its ugly head in 2020, it upended just about every aspect of the everyday life we had become accustomed to. Schools and businesses shut down, social distancing...
The United States recently has gone through one of the slowest population growth periods on record. From the 2010 census through the 2020 census, the number of U.S. residents rose only 7.4%, the...
Many Americans hunkered down during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, residential relocations within the United States hit the lowest rate on record, according to the Pew Research...
During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans essentially sheltered in place. According to the Pew Research Center, residential relocations in 2020 hit its lowest rate since the...
The United States is one of the largest countries in the world by land area, spanning more than 3.5 million square miles. While Americans have many options when it comes to choosing a place to live,...
The world’s population is approaching 8 billion people, as the annual number of births exceeds deaths by about 18 million a year and the population is growing at an annual rate of 0.9%. While the...
The world’s population continues to grow and stands at 7.93 billion people as of March 21. The annual number of births outstrips the yearly death total by almost 18 million people.  The population...
Millions of American citizens are currently living abroad. However, the United States does not formally count the number of Americans who move to other countries and does not require its citizens to...
More immigrants are living in the United States than in any other country. Nearly 45 million people who live in the U.S. were born in other countries, according to the Census Bureau. This accounts...
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a “city” as any inhabited place of greater size, population, or importance than a town or village. The line between a town and a city can often be blurry,...
The COVID-19 pandemic had a staggering effect on U.S. population growth. The population grew by only 0.1% in the year that ended July 1, 2021, according to the Census Bureau, the slowest growth rate...
America is often referred to as a melting pot – people from all over the world have come to the U.S. in search of personal freedom, safety, and economic opportunity. More than 44 million people...
With Russia invading Ukraine, some U.S. lawmakers have called on President Joe Biden to issue short-term visas to Ukrainians fleeing the violence. An estimated 1 million Ukrainians have already fled...