Immigration Fact of the Week June 28

undocumented immigrantaQuestion:

How long have most undocumented immigrants lived in the United States?

Answer:

About 63% of undocumented immigrants have been living the U.S. for 10 years or longer.

According to the Center for American Progress, about two-thirds of all undocumented immigrants are well-settled in the U.S. In their report “The Facts on Immigration Today,” published on April 3, 2013, the Center stated that in 2010 63% of undocumented immigrants had been in the U.S. for at least a decade.

The immigration reform bill that passed in the Senate yesterday would legalize undocumented immigrants who have been in the U.S. since before before Dec. 31, 2011

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