Illegal U.S. Resident Total Dropped By 2016, Pew Says

The number of people living in the U.S. illegally has reached its lowest level in more than a decade, says a Pew Research Center study. Fewer than 11 million unauthorized immigrants were estimated to live in the country in 2016. That number fell from a peak of 12.2 million in 2007 and is the lowest total for any year since 2004. 

Baltimore Sues U.S. Over Immigration Curbs

The city is challenging the Trump administration’s proposed change to longstanding federal immigration policy that would make it more difficult for immigrants to obtain green cards or admission to the U.S. if they use public assistance like Medicare, food stamps and housing subsidies.