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  • Unauthorized Immigrants in the U.S., 2012

    • November 18, 2014

    See how the unauthorized immigrant population varies state-by-state, how it has changed since 2009 and which states have the highest and lowest shares of unauthorized immigrants with our interactive maps. Read More

  • State Unauthorized Immigrant Populations Rise and Fall

    • November 18, 2014

    Since the Great Recession ended, the population of unauthorized immigrants has risen in seven states and fallen in 14. Read More

  • Growing Number of Americans Have Remarried

    • November 14, 2014

    In 2013, 40% of new marriages in the U.S. included at least one partner who had been married before. Almost 42 million Americans have been married more than once, up from 22 million in 1980. Read More

  • Religion in Latin America

    • November 13, 2014

    Nearly 40% of the world's Catholics live in Latin America, but many people in the region have converted from Catholicism to Protestantism, while some have left organized religion altogether. Read More

  • What Americans Think About Privacy

    • November 12, 2014

    The majority of Americans feel their privacy is being challenged in some fundamental ways. Select one of the nine profiles in this interactive to see the variety of perspectives our focus group respondents shared about privacy. Read More