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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Fiscal Year 2016 ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations Report

Categories: Crime/Justice,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

Covers the FY2016 enforcement efforts of the Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement agency.  ICE removed a total of 240,255 aliens during FY2016, a 2% increase over 2015, but a 24% decrease from 2014.  Also analyzes the reasons for the decrease in removals in recent years.  From the Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement of the Department of Homeland Security


CBP Border Security Report: Fiscal Year 2016

Categories: Crime/Justice,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

Summarizes FY2016 border enforcement efforts by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.  Total apprehensions numbered 415,816, an increase over FY 2015 totals.  Discusses how the characteristics of illegal migration across the southern border have changed significantly over the past 15 years.  From the U.S. Customs and Border Protection of the Department of Homeland Security


DHS Immigration Enforcement: 2016

Categories: Crime/Justice,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

Reports on the immigration enforcement efforts during 2016 in carrying out priorities which target those who pose a threat to national security or public safety, and those who significantly abuse the visa system.  Includes statistics on 2016 enforcement actions.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security


Migration Statistics

Categories: European Union,Great Britain,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

Summarizes the recent history of migration to and from the United Kingdom, covers the reasons people come to the UK and the countries from which they come, and includes a section on migration in other European Union countries.  House of Commons Library Briefing Paper Number SN06077


Characteristics of the U.S. Population by Generational Status: 2013

Categories: Education-Higher,Immigration/Migration,Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

First-ever type report which examines differences among the foreign-born or “first generation,” the second generation (native born with at least one foreign-born parent), and subsequent generations with native born parents.  Finds that members of the second generation were more likely to be college-educated and have higher incomes than the first or subsequent generations.


Refugee Admissions and Resettlement Policy

Categories: Congress,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

Covers basics of U.S. refugee admission policies including refugee ceilings and allocations, processing priorities, resettlement assistance, and special refugee provisions. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


Refugees and Asylees: 2015

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

Nearly 70,000 persons were admitted to the U.S. as refugees during 2015.  This report identifies the leading countries of nationality, trends and characteristics of refugees, and similar information for those seeking asylum in the U.S.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security


Geographical Mobility: 2015 to 2016

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

A collection of national- and regional-level tables which describe the movement of people within the U.S.  including type of move, reason for moving, and characteristics of those who moved.  Also includes distance of move for those moves across county or state lines.  From the Census Bureau


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