National Geographic. Immigration to the U.S. between 1870 and 1900

National Geographic. Immigration to the U.S. between 1870 and 1900

Immigration to the U.S. between 1870 and 1900, the largest number of immigrants continued to come from northern and western Europe including Great Britain, Ireland, and Scandinavia. But “new” immigrants from southern and eastern Europe were becoming one of the most important forces in American life. More controversial, and much more limited, was immigration from Asia and Latin America.

Michigan State University Map Library

Michigan State University Map Library

1903, Race and occupation of immigrants to the U.S. Also the yearly increase and decrease of each state’s proportion and the number. From Annual Report of the Commissioner-General of Immigration for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1903, by F. P. Sargent. Several other relevant maps at this site.

Migration Data Portal

Migration Data Portal

The Migration Data Portal uses statistics on migration to present timely, comprehensive migration statistics and reliable information about migration data globally. The site is designed to help people interested in the field of migration to navigate the increasingly complex landscape of international migration data, currently scattered across different organizations and agencies.

ESRI, The Science of Where. The Uprooted.

ESRI, The Science of Where. The Uprooted.

Since 2011, the world’s refugee population has increased by 45%. This story map examines the causes of forcible displacement and how it affects millions of people across geographies. The Uprooted tells a deeply human story, on global and local scales, in a way that is informative and evocative. The linear, scroll-driven layout of this story map works to deconstruct a highly complex issue into manageable chapters.

Pew Research Center. Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, 1990-2017.

Pew Research Center. Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, 1990-2017.

The figures in this interactive map refer to the total number of migrants living around the world as of 1990, 2000, 2010, or 2017. Since migrants have both an origin and a destination, international migrants can be viewed from two directions – as an emigrant (leaving an origin country) or as an immigrant (entering a destination country). According to the United Nations Population Division, an international migrant is someone who has been living for one year or longer in a country other than the one in which he or she was born.

Migration Policy Institute. Maps of Immigrants in the United States.

Migration Policy Institute. Maps of Immigrants in the United States.

Use our interactive maps to learn where immigrant populations are concentrated in the United States by country or region of birth, or explore settlement patterns and concentration of various immigrant populations in the United States in 2010 and 2000. Maps included are: U.S. Immigrant Population by State and County, 2010-2015; Top Immigrant Populations by U.S. State, 2009-2013; English Language Learners (ELLs) and Children of Immigrants by U.S. State.