That amounts to a 46 percent decline,” according to the report.
An additional 300,000 have Temporary Protected Status, which is applied to migrants from countries like El Salvador and Haiti that have experienced natural disasters.
Visa overstays have become an increasingly significant share of unauthorized migration.
Here are five facts about the unauthorized immigrant population in the U. There were 10.5 million unauthorized immigrants in the U. This growth was fueled mainly by immigrants from the Northern Triangle nations of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
The number of Mexican unauthorized immigrants declined since 2007, while the total from other nations ticked up.