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Illegal immigration in US is falling

March 2021
Contrary to what many people may feel, illegal immigration in the US has been falling for quite a long time.

The number of immigrants living in the US without a residence or work permit has dropped almost every year in the past decade, reports Forbes.

Take a look at how many undocumented immigrants there were in the US every year from 2010 to 2019:

Year - Undoc. Population
2010 – 11,725,000
2011 – 11,315,000
2012 – 11,110,000
2013 – 11,010,000
2014 – 11,045,000
2015 – 11,045,000
2016 – 10,790,000
2017 – 10,640,000
2018 – 10,565,000
2019 – 10,350,000

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