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In 2017, immigrants from Brazil participated in the labor force at higher rates than both the overall immigrant and native-born populations. Institute for Applied Economic Research and the Brazilian Forum for Public Safety.
Seventy-three percent of Brazilians were in the civilian labor force, and most worked in management, business, science, and arts-related occupations, at higher rates than the overall immigrant population.
The Brazilian immigrant population continued to grow in the early 2000s and then stabilized for roughly a decade. The foreign-born population includes naturalized citizens, lawful permanent residents, refugees and asylees, legal nonimmigrants (including those on student, work, or other temporary visas), and persons residing in the country without authorization.
Between 20, the Brazilian immigrant population surged again, reflecting difficult conditions in the country, including a 2013 recession that was accompanied by high unemployment and inflation. Census Bureau defines the foreign-born as individuals who had no U. The terms foreign born and immigrant are used interchangeably and refer to those who were born in another country and later emigrated to the United States.
Brazilian immigrants are also employed in service occupations at higher rates than both immigrants overall and native workers, and they are least likely to be employed in production, transportation, and material moving occupations.
Many completed the journey to the United States and back multiple times, engaging in a pattern of “yo-yo” migration. Gibson and Emily Lennon, "Historical Census Statistics on the Foreign-Born Population of the United States: 1850-2000" (Working Paper no. These legislative changes resulted in an increase of Brazilians entering the United States illegally via the U. Apprehensions of Brazilians at the border ballooned from 88 in fiscal year (FY) 1992 to more than 32,000 in FY 2005.
Today, Brazilian immigrants tend to have higher educational attainment and household incomes than the overall foreign- and U. Compared to the overall immigrant population, Brazilians are less likely to be naturalized citizens and more likely to be proficient in English. Data-collection constraints do not permit inclusion of those who gained Brazilian citizenship via naturalization and later moved to the United States. Border Patrol Nationwide Apprehensions by Citizenship and Sector.
This Spotlight examines the Brazilian immigrant population in the United States using the most recent data available from the American Community Survey (ACS) conducted annually by the U. Census Bureau, the published by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the World Bank’s migration and remittance data.
New Jersey (29,000) and New York (25,000) rounded out the top five, which together comprised 64 percent of the total Brazilian immigrant population in the United States (see Figure 2).
Within the top five states, Brazilian immigrants were concentrated in Broward County, Florida; Middlesex County, Massachusetts; Los Angeles County, California; Essex County, New Jersey; and about evenly between Queens and Westchester counties in New York.