There are many myths about illegal immigration but these statistics of undocumented immigrants shed a different light on who they really are.
Illegal Immigration Statistics
The statistics of undocumented immigrants shown above paint a picture of people who have their home here.
- 2/3 undocumented immigrants have lived here for over 10 years (Pew Research).
- 1,063,000 *only* speak English (Migration Policy Institute – MPI).
- 56% speak English between, “well” and fluent (MPI).
- 1,247,000 are married to a U.S. citizen (MPI).
Pew Research Source: https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/11/28/5-facts-about-illegal-immigration-in-the-u-s/
Migration Policy Institute Source: https://www.migrationpolicy.org/data/unauthorized-immigrant-population/state/US