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THE HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT BY GAO.
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“Review of Report on Agency Estimates of Foreign Nationals Unlawfully Residing In the U.S.”
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INTRODUCTION Reports have shown that due to the various provisions of the immigration benefits in the US, the rate of unlawful immigration has increased either on a permanent or temporary basis. Information Provided to Staff of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees
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DHS was given the directive to issue a report in 180 days on the measures to improve this collection and as well develop an estimate of the illegally present population in the United States. THE OBJECTIVE OF GAO AND LEGISLATIVE LANGUAGE
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In addressing its objective, GAO did an analysis of reports provided by OIS on unlawful born population annual estimates published between 2006 to 2018 and discussed ways to improve the estimates. SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
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Estimates limitations Various limitations on unlawful foreign-born population estimates were identified. In the estimation of the population, DHS calculated the estimated total foreign-born population less estimated legal born residents to get the ideal population of the unlawful residents. Summary of Observations
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Eight possible approaches to improve data collection and usage to improve on estimates were identified by DHS amongst other government and NGO research bodies. Approaches to improve estimates
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This methodology was used in the estimation of the unlawful foreign-born population in the US. It involved the estimated total foreign-born population less estimated legal born residents(Washington, D.C.: March 5, 2019).. Background - Residual Estimation Methodology
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Figure 1 “This results in the "residual" of the unlawfully resident population”
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Estimate the Total Foreign-born Population In the DHS’s reports for the year 2015, it provides the population estimate as per 1 st January 2015.
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