The Unauthorized Immigrant Population

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Between 2000 and 2011, the United States saw a thirty percent immigration population growth. The legal immigrant population has steadily rose over the eleven year period. While the unauthorized immigrant population has somewhat decreased over the period. In the periods first year 2000 the number of legal immigrants began at 31.1 million immigrants. While the unauthorized immigrants total was 8.4 million. By the next key year 2007 the legal jumped to 38 million and the unauthorized immigrants grew to 12 million. The period ended in 2011 with the total number of legal immigrants totaling 40.4 million immigrants and the number of unauthorized illegals dropped to 11.1 million. The period saw a raise of 9.3 million legal immigrants and an extra

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