Immigrant Population Hits Record 46.2 Million in November 2021

Article subtitle: 
Total number of foreign-born declined through mid-2020, then rebounded dramatically
Article author: 
Steven Camarota and Karen Ziegler
Article publisher: 
Center for Immigration Studies
Article date: 
Monday, December 20, 2021
Article category: 
National Issues
Article Body: 

An analysis of the Census Bureau’s monthly Current Population Survey (CPS) from November 2021 shows the total immigrant population (legal and illegal) in the U.S. hit 46.2 million, the highest number ever recorded in American history. Immigrants are also referred to by the government as the “foreign-born”. The overall immigrant population fell through the middle of 2020 and then rose dramatically after Biden’s victory. . . .