I hope this is all done..With a Clear Concious,and not Special Favors..
The Obama administration said Friday that it will stop deporting illegal immigrants younger than 30 if they were brought to the United States as children and meet certain other requirements. (See Department of Homeland Security’s explanation of the new policy)
Below are a few facts about immigration in the United States:
— The number of illegal immigrants in the United States was estimated at 11.5 million in 2011, according to the Pew Hispanic Center.
— The illegal immigrant population grew by 27% between 2000 and 2009, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
— Sixty-three percent of the illegal immigrant population (approximately 6.8 million) entered the United States before 2000. (DHS)
— Fifty-eight percent of the illegal immigrant population is from Mexico. (Pew)
— Twenty-four percent of illegal immigrants reside in California; 16% reside in Texas. (DHS)
And here are recent developments relating to immigration in the United…
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