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Indian Undocumented Alien population Doubles

The latest report estimates the current undocumented Indian population at 280,000, the seventh largest such group in the country.

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The undocumented Indian American population in the United States doubled during the past decade, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

The latest report estimates the current undocumented Indian population at 280,000, the seventh largest such group in the country. Indians constituted the second fastest growing undocumented group, behind only Hondurans.

Nearly a quarter of the 11.5 million illegal immigrants are concentrated in California. It is followed by Texas, Florida, New York and Illinois.

Undocumented Aliens 2012
Country 20112000Change
Mexico   6,800,0004,680,00045%
El Salvador660,000430,00055%
Guatemala  520,000290,00082%
Honduras  380,000160,000132%
China  280,000190,00043%
Philippines   270,000200,00035%
India  240,000120,00094%
Korea   230,000180,00031%
Ecudaor 210,000110,00083%
Vietnam  170,000160,00010%
Others 1,750,0001,940,00010%
Total   11,510,0008,460,00036%
Source: Department of Homeland Security

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