“Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants”, an article written by Jie Zong and Jeanne Batalova for migrationpolicy.org, is a rich resource that provides readers with data about immigration in the United States. This is an article you would not want to hand to your students to read alone, because it is very technical, but this would be a good resource to draw from when talking about current immigration. The article provides the reader with information such as: “How many immigrants reside in the United State?”, “How many people immigrated to the United States last year?”, demographic information, etc. This article would provide as a great resource to draw factual statistics to use in your lessons about what immigration looks currently.
Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States