PRB Topic Feed: Immigration/ Migration/Topics/ImmigrationMigration.aspxForeign Students Still Coming to U.S. UniversitiesThe latest statistics confirm that U.S. universities still attract throngs of foreign students, despite the struggling economy here and in students' home countries. In fact, international students inject an estimated $20 billion into the U.S. economy each year, though mostly in tuition and living expenses.12/14/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/us-foreignstudents.aspx80cab089-fbc0-49ed-9271-386e12e13158U.S. House Seats Continue to Shift South and WestNew state population projections indicate that the U.S. population continues to move south and west, a trend likely to affect the future political balance of power in the United States.04/01/2005/Publications/Articles/2005/USHouseSeatsContinuetoShiftSouthandWest.aspx80a869c8-a554-429b-9f16-6e50e75991b7A 50-Year Decline in the Child Population in Rural AreasWhile the number of children in the U.S. has increased by 34 percent since 1950, the number living in rural areas has dropped significantly. Most of the population growth has occurred in the suburbs, where families are attracted to good schools, stable communities, and economic opportunities.07/01/2003/Publications/Articles/2003/A50YearDeclineintheChildPopulationinRuralAreas.aspx78d935ba-dc83-418b-aaa0-3b32cd33f802Immigration Response in Suburban Washington, DCWith a lack of clear federal legislation on immigration, some municipal governments are enacting restrictionist policies to address the changing demographics of their communities. Prince William County, an outer suburb of Washington, D.C., has enacted strict laws to restrict immigration.03/11/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/brookingsimmigration.aspx6f77ffe0-0630-4523-94c2-51bd6273d76eRemittances From Sub-Saharan African Migrants Pay for Schooling, Health CareMost of the money migrant workers send home to sub-Saharan Africa is spent on education, health care, buying land, building houses, starting business or improving farms, according to recent surveys. 11/21/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/remittances-subsaharan-africa.aspx6ce5a185-30e0-45f3-8f59-e466a4fa5d36Is America Settling Down?Most Americans consider their population very mobile but, in fact, U.S. citizens now make fewer long-distance moves. 11/20/2003/Publications/Articles/2003/IsAmericaSettlingDown.aspx6b15e0a3-c5b0-45f6-88d7-42ab24b6b05dU.S. Hispanic and Asian Population Growth Levels OffLatinos and Asians are still the country's two fastest-growing minority groups, but their growth rates have slipped below the peaks reported earlier in the decade. This slowdown could dampen U.S. racial and ethnic change in the coming years.05/13/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/hispanicasian.aspx6902829a-6a8d-46e0-89f5-9912c7993d45Slower Growth of U.S. Retirement Destinations Linked to Economic DownturnPopulation growth has slowed in U.S. retirement destinations, despite the large cohort of baby boomers who have begun to reach retirement age. The slowdown is most pronounced in retirement magnets in the Northeast, Midwest, and parts of recession-hit Florida.03/23/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/censusdata.aspx5fbe9542-ce58-47a4-a162-adccacd73f62Rapid Population Growth, Crowded Cities Present Challenges in the PhilippinesFast-paced population growth and rampant urbanization represent some of the major population concerns in the Philippines, a country of 80 million people where the average number of children born to a woman is close to four and where 37 percent of the population is under age 15. 06/09/2003/Publications/Articles/2003/RapidPopulationGrowthCrowdedCitiesPresentChallengesinthePhilippines.aspx5c881aae-186c-440c-a80f-c273b36835dcU.S. West and South Are Set to Gain Political CloutIn the South, Texas, Florida, and Georgia are poised to gain U.S. House seats after they are redistributed based on the 2010 Census. In the West, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah could each gain one more seat. 12/27/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/states.aspx5a182776-ddc9-459f-a049-04b905d3c182