U.S. illegal immigration by the numbers
11.3 million unauthorized immigrants in 2016: 5.6 million Mexican unauthorized immigrants and 5.7 million non-Mexican unauthorized immigrants Main countries of origin in 2017: Mexico (55% of unauthorized immigrants), El Salvador (6%), Guatemala (5%), India (4%), Honduras (3%) and the Philippines (3%) 8 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. civilian workforce
since 2009 250,000 babies born to unauthorized immigrant parents in 2016, accounting for 6% of the total births that year
5 million U.S.-born children younger than 18 living with at least one unauthorized
immigrant parent in 2016 Six states account for 59% of unauthorized immigrants: California, Texas, Florida, New York, New Jersey and Illinois unauthorized illegal, undocumented / civilian person who is not a member of the armed forces/police / workforce working population / to account for to represent / lawful legal.