Eight Facts About Immigrants and Immigration

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ADL Factsheet, July 2021

In an age of disinformation and bigotry, misconceptions about immigrants and anti-immigrant hate have spread throughout American politics and society. As a result, this country has seen a concerning uptick in rhetoric, policies, and social movements that threaten to or directly harm immigrants and refugees. This resource contains information and sources that set the record straight and will hopefully help mitigate the damage caused by disinformation about immigrants. 

The following are basic well-documented facts about immigrants. Click each fact to learn more.

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