Undocumented Population Up In Texas, Despite Nationwide Decline

Houston Public Media | 1/18/2019 | Elizabeth Trovall
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Undocumented immigrant children at a U.S. Border Patrol processing center in McAllen, Texas.

Texas’ undocumented immigrant population grew 5% over the last seven years, according to information provided by the Center for Migration Studies.

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Nationwide, however, the undocumented population decreased by 9%, according to a new report by the center.

Though the state’s undocumented population now includes 75,000 fewer Mexicans, more people are coming from countries like El Salvador, Honduras and India.

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“The entire undocumented population living in Texas, including Mexico and every other country, actually increased by 95,000,” said Center for Migration Studies researcher Bob...
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