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UPDATED – Illegal Immigration, Population Estimates in the United States, 1969-2014

Decades of increasing numbers of undocumented immigrants in the United States peaked with an all-time high of 11.78 million in 2007 (3.9% of the US population). The latest data show that the number of immigrants in the country illegally has decreased in the last seven years to a 2014 rate of 11.3 million (3.5% of the US population).