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Unformatted text preview: September 27, 2005 By Jeffrey S. Passel Roberto Suro Pew Hispanic Center A Pew Research Center Project www.pewhispanic.org 1615 L Street, NW, Suite 700 • Washington, DC 20036-5610 • Phone: 202-419-3600 • Fax: 202-419-3608 REPORT R ISE , P EAK , AND D ECLINE : T RENDS IN U.S. I MMIGRATION 1992–2004 — Contents-1 — R ISE , P EAK , AND D ECLINE : T RENDS IN U.S. I MMIGRATION 1992–2004 By Jeffrey S. Passel Roberto Suro C ONTENTS E XECUTIVE S UMMARY .................................................................................................................... i I NTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................... 1 T HE M IGRATION F LOW P EAKED IN 1999–2000............................................................................ 3 C HANGES IN THE C OMPOSITION OF I MMIGRANT F LOWS ............................................................. 4 Legal Status......................................................................................................................... 4 National Origins, Race and Ethnicity ................................................................................. 5 C HANGES IN THE D ESTINATIONS OF I MMIGRANTS ....................................................................... 8 M EXICO-U.S. M IGRATION AND R ELATED F ACTORS .................................................................. 10 M EASUREMENT M ETHODS ........................................................................................................... 12 Problems with Existing Measures..................................................................................... 12 Immigration Measures from the Census, ACS and CPS .................................................. 15 Year/Period of Arrival ...................................................................................................... 17 Residence 1 Year Ago ...................................................................................................... 21 Combined Estimates ......................................................................................................... 23 R EFERENCES ............................................................................................................................... 26 A PPENDIX A. D ETAILED T ABLES ................................................................................................ 28 L IST OF F IGURES Figure A. Annual Immigration to the United States based on Census 2000, ACS and CPS Data: 1991–2004...................................................................................................................... i Figure 1. Annual Immigration to the United States based on Census 2000, ACS and CPS Data: 1991–2004..................................................................................................................... 3 Figure 2. Annual Immigration to the United States by Legal Status based on Census 2000, ACS...
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53 - September 27, 2005 By Jeffrey S. Passel Roberto Suro...

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