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Problems and options in estimating the size of the illegal alien population

United States. General Accounting Office

Problems and options in estimating the size of the illegal alien population

report to the chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Policy of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate

by United States. General Accounting Office

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  • Aliens -- United States.

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    Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Policy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17655509M

    In , the illegal alien population was 54 percent Mexican. 24 The illegal alien population is currently 70 percent Mexican, with 30 percent coming from other countries. 24 Latin America, including Mexico, is the source of 90 percent of illegal aliens entering into the United States. 26 A Fox News article stated that “it is not just. These projections put the number of illegal aliens added to the U.S. population at around one to million, on top of the 11 to 22 million illegal aliens who are already living across the country. This finding does not factor in the illegal aliens who will be deported, .

    The estimate of illegal alien school-age children, done in an earlier study, provides a rough estimate of the K population by state. Because of the age profile of this group, there will be some pre-K illegal aliens and post-grade 12 illegal alien teenagers included in the resulting estimate of a bit more than 7 million illegal aliens in Estimates derived from the March Supplement of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey (CPS) indicate that the unauthorized resident alien population (commonly referred to as illegal aliens) rose from million in to million in , before leveling off at million in

      In , Texas illegal-alien murder-arrest rates were per , — 56 percent higher than the rates for all other apprehended murderers ( per ,). In , the rates were 35 percent higher for illegal aliens ( per ,, versus per ,). In , the illegal alien population was 54 percent Mexican. 24 The illegal alien population is currently 70 percent Mexican, with 30 percent coming from other countries. 24 Latin America, including Mexico, is the source of 90 percent of illegal aliens entering into the United States. 26 A Fox News article stated that "it is not just.


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Problems and Options in Estimating the Size of the Illegal Alien Population IPE Published: Publicly Released: Get this from a library. Problems and options in estimating the size of the illegal alien population: report to the chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Policy of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate.

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General Accounting Office. and United States. This paper presents the results of an attempt to determine, through the use of demographic analysis, the approximate magnitude of the resident illegal alien population in the United States.

The method described is the comparative analysis of trends in age-specific death rates in the United States and selected States, to The procedure depends on two assumptions: (a) Cited by:   In the Supreme Court ruled that states and school districts cannot deny education to illegal alien children residing here.

Issues in estimating the costs of providing education to them are of interest because (1) policy discussions concerning illegal immigration often focus on cost impacts; (2) potential costs are borne mostly at the state and local levels; and (3) the Congress could.

US General Accounting Office, “Report to the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Policy of the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate: Problems and Options in Estimating the Size of the Illegal Alien Population,”Sep. Two populations are estimated in order to derive the illegal alien population estimates: 1) the total foreign-born population living in the United States on January 1,and 2) the legally resident foreign-born population on the same date.

The illegal alien population estimate is the residual when (2) is subtracted from (1).4 Foreign-born. niently summarized in U.S. GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, PROBLEMS AND OPTIONS IN ESTIMATING THE SIZE OF THE ILLEGAL ALIEN POPULATION, REPORT TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY () (prepared at the request of Sen.

Alan Simpson). Difficulty in Estimating the Illegal Alien Population. Estimating the size and characteristics of the illegal alien population is an inexact science.

Anyone claiming to have calculated a definitive number should be looked upon skeptically. There is no central database of illegal aliens. This population includs mostly two groups: individuals who entered the U.S. without inspection, and non-immigrant visitors who entered the U.S.

legally but over stayed their visas. The map below shows estimates of illegal immigrant population by state of residence, using data from the Department of Homeland Security () and Pew Research. U.S. unauthorized immigrant population estimates by state, Pew Research Center estimates that million unauthorized immigrants, the lowest level in a decade, lived in the U.S.

in Select a measure from the dropdown below to view state by state data on unauthorized immigration. Debate over the H-1B foreign worker program often focuses on the number of visas issued each year for one sub-category, 65, But that number, while accurate, is misleading; to understand the full impact of this, or any other, long-term non-immigrant program, we need to know not just the annual admissions — the “flow” — but also the “stock,” the number of people here in that.

Difficulty in Estimating the Illegal Alien Population Estimating the size, distribution, and characteristics of the illegal alien population is an inexact science. The methods used by those claiming to have calculated a definitive figure should be closely scrutinized because there is no reliable source of information on illegal aliens.

The. The purpose of this analysis is to identify both the likely cost to the federal government and the expected effect in terms reducing the size of the illegal alien population, of re-orienting the nation’s immigration law enforcement strategy from one that relies primarily on border control and removing criminal aliens to one that also aims to increase the probability that illegal aliens will.

Estimates of the size of the illegal alien population currently living in the U.S. range from about 12 million to over 20 million. The lower number is based on Census Bureau estimates of the foreign-born population in various Census Bureau surveys.

The larger number is based on methodology that is not reliant on a respondent’s candor. Estimating the approximate size of the illegal alien population in the United States by the comparative trend analysis of age-specific death rates.

Robinson JG. This paper presents the results of an attempt to determine, through the use of demographic analysis, the approximate magnitude of the resident illegal alien population in the United States. This article analyzes differences in estimates of the number of illegal aliens in the United States.

Although smaller than differences among estimates made by some of the earlier studies, estimates constructed in the past decade often differ by several million. An examination of the problems involved in making these estimates produced four likely sources of the discrepancies.

“Estimating the size and composition of irregular migrant population has never been the main research topic of any survey conducted in the Czech Republic since s. Most of published estimates were rather ‘guesstimates’ not based on a reliable method, neither with a clear definition of the target group, nor with a fixed time frame.

We estimate that inbased on the March CPS, that there were between seven and million illegal aliens in the survey. This means about to million, or about half of the million growth in the foreign born between and was due to growth in the illegal population.

A definitive count of the number of illegal aliens living in the United States is difficult to obtain. For obvious reasons, those who are in the country illegally are reluctant to come forward to be identified and counted.

However, demographers have come up with ways to estimate the size of the illegal alien population. The Department of Homeland Security estimated that million illegal.

Estimate the total number of illegal aliens living in the United States, based upon the estimate of illegals entering and evading apprehension each year. Elbel's conclusion was that it is likely that at least 20 million illegal aliens presently reside in the United States, with up to 12, additional illegal aliens entering every day.However, demographers have come up with ways to estimate the size of the illegal alien population.

The Department of Homeland Security estimated that million illegal aliens were living in the United States in (DHS, March ). Pew Research Center estimated that the illegal alien population in was million (Pew, July ). Gregory Robinson J. “Estimating the Approximate Size of the Illegal Alien Population in the United States by the Comparative Trend Analysis of Age-Specific Death Rates.” Demography.

; – Sekar C, Deming W. “On a Method of Estimating Birth and Death Rates and the Extent of Registration.”.