PRB Topic Feed: Immigration/ Migration/Topics/ImmigrationMigration.aspxNew Studies Link U.S. Hispanics’ Longer Life Expectancy to Migration Patterns, Less SmokingU.S. Hispanics tend to defy the odds: They outlive non-Hispanic whites by three years on average, despite having lower income and education levels. In 2014, life expectancy at birth for the U.S. Hispanic population was 81.8 years, compared with 78.8 years for the U.S. non-Hispanic white population.01/01/0001/Publications/Articles/2017/Hispanics-Life-Expectancy-Migration-Patterns.aspx70107f70-f23a-428d-9ec3-39cc1270259fFertility Declining in the Middle East and North AfricaPopulation growth of the mainly Arab countries of the Middle East and North Africa has been slowed by fertility declines in some of the region's largest countries.01/24/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/menafertilitydecline.aspxdd5df64a-67bd-419b-a0b4-3d75ffe85ae2More U.S. Baby Boomers Staying PutBefore the recession, many baby boomers—Americans born between 1946 and 1964—were moving away from densely populated cities, in favor of retirement destinations with lower housing costs, less traffic, and more natural amenities. But in recent years, more baby boomers have stayed close to home as they approach retirement age, according to PRB's analysis of Census Bureau data.06/13/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/us-babyboomers-staying-put.aspxb860d447-5c69-4a59-ad5f-be3a2b1fabf2Rural America Undergoing a Diversity of Demographic ChangeGains have been greatest in the fringes of metropolitan areas and in rural areas that are proximate to metropolitan areas. In contrast, gains have been smallest in the heavily populated core counties of large metropolitan areas and in remote and thinly populated rural areas. 05/01/2006/Publications/Articles/2006/RuralAmericaUndergoingaDiversityofDemographicChange.aspx970eec45-92e1-4a8f-996c-61ff264d956dIs There a U.S. Shortage of Scientists and Engineers? It Depends Where You LiveRural states and some minorities lag in high-tech opportunities—and the uneven distribution of these opportunities points to critical economic and educational differentials. 08/01/2006/Publications/Articles/2006/IsThereaUSShortageofScientistsandEngineersItDependsWhereYouLive.aspxf0db72a0-a73a-4726-ab53-6437fc41fbe6Urbanization Takes on New Dimensions in Asia's Population GiantsThe UN projects that the proportion of the world’s people living in urban places will hit 60 percent by 2030, up from 47 percent in 1999. This explosive urban growth will be especially dramatic and uneven in Asia.10/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/UrbanizationTakesonNewDimensionsinAsiasPopulationGiants.aspxea3ed720-8017-41de-95f6-8506e39ba11fWeb Forum: Immigration in AmericaThis "PRB Web Forum: Immigration in America" offers discussions, articles, and interviews with leading experts in the field of immigration. 06/01/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/webforum-immigration.aspxd497e99c-5481-4804-b317-4cedb851a91cThe Plight of Internally Displaced PersonsMore than 25 million people in some 40 countries have been forcibly displaced within their own countries by violent conflict or environmental disasters such as hurricanes or earthquakes. But these populations are often neglected by the international community and victimized by their own governments.10/01/2005/Publications/Articles/2005/ThePlightofInternallyDisplacedPersons.aspx77188de0-be8e-4e7a-b09a-333ab689230cEnglish-Speaking AbilityData from the Census 2000 Supplementary Survey show that in 2000 there were 19.5 million people in the United States ages 5 and older who did not speak English very well. 05/01/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/EnglishSpeakingAbility.aspxff751a06-8944-4e8c-841a-3e843976dc91Minority SuburbanizationThe suburbs of America's cities are often seen as the bastions of white, middle-class families. But increasingly, America's suburbs reflect the growing diversity in the United States as a whole. 05/01/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/MinoritySuburbanization.aspxf11e3d5c-219f-4ebb-a26b-dca476d517e3