What is the social and economic impact of immigrants in America?
Only 3.7% of the total U.S. population are undocumented immigrants. These states have the highest share of them by:
These jobs have the highest number of undocumented immigrants:
There are approximately 8 million undocumented immigrant workers—about 5.2% of total civilian workforce.
Many non-citizens come to America with an H1-B work visa, which allows U.S. companies to hire skilled foreigners.
In 2011, more than 50% of H1-B visas were for computer-related occupations.
In 2010, undocumented immigrants paid an estimated $11.2 billion in taxes. Here’s how it breaks down:
What government services do undocumented immigrants use?
Students enrolled in K–12 public school:
The five states with the highest number of students with undocumented parents are: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada