May 7, 2021

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U.S. immigrant population projected to rise, even as share falls among Hispanics, Asians

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U.S. immigrant population projected to rise, even as share falls among Hispanics, Asians

The nation’s foreign-born population is projected to reach 78 million by 2060, making up 18.8% of the total U.S. population, according to new Census Bureau population projections. That would be a new record for the foreign-born share, with the bureau projecting that the previous record high of 14.8% in 1890 will be passed as soon as 2025.

is a research assistant focusing on Hispanic, social and demographic trends at Pew Research Center.