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Report: Number of immigrants in US illegally is lowest in more than a decade

The number of immigrants in the United States illegally has dropped to the lowest in more than a decade, according to a new report.

Tuesday's report from the Pew Research Center analyzed census and immigration data to estimate that in 2016 there were 10.7 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally.

The number is 2.5 million less than its peak in 2007.

The center crunched its numbers by subtracting the number of foreign-born people living in the country legally from the total foreign-born population and adjusting with estimated numbers for the

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