US, Sherry Glaser And Mexico discussed on All Things Considered

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And people trying to enter the country illegally. Let's KCRW Sherry Glaser reports that threat comes a new report finds but the number of undocumented immigrants living in the US has dropped sharply. An estimated ten point seven million unauthorized immigrants were living in the US in two thousand sixteen down from a peak of more than twelve million. The decline was due mostly to big drop in undocumented immigrants coming from Mexico. That's according to the nonpartisan Pew Research Center, which. Crunched numbers from the US census bureau over the past decade a dozen states have seen their undocumented population shrink the biggest drop by far was here in California where the number of unauthorized immigrants fell by more than half a million. Meanwhile, a growing number of undocumented immigrants are arriving in the country legally, but overstaying their business. The vast majority of them come from places other than Mexico and Central America. Let's KCRW Sherry

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