How America’s Idea Of Illegal Immigration Doesn’t Always Match Reality : The Two-Way : NPR

Border crossers, farm laborers, new arrivals from Mexico: There’s no shortage of stereotypes about people living in the U.S. illegally. But the statistics tell a different story.

Per Research Center says two-thirds of those here illegally have been here for more than a decade. Their countries of origin are diverse, and rapidly changing, with increasing numbers from Asia and Africa. More of them are in management than are harvesting crops. And most probably don’t live where you’d expect.

More stats that put a face on 11 million in the shadows.

Source: How America’s Idea Of Illegal Immigration Doesn’t Always Match Reality : The Two-Way : NPR

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