Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Iraqi Immigrants in the United States

Authors/Editors

Terrazas, Aaron

Publisher(s)

Washington, DC: Migration Policy Institute

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

March 2009

Description of Resource

This article focuses on Iraqi immigrants residing in the United States and examines the population's size, geographic distribution, socioeconomic characteristics, and admission categories. It states that refugees and asylees accounted for 38 percent of Iraqi-born lawful permanent residents admitted in 2007 and that the number of Iraqi refugees resettled in the United States declined between 2000 and 2007 but increased dramatically in 2008.

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.migrationinformation.org/USfocus/display.cfm?id=721