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Fri Feb 14, 2020, 09:59 PM

Reducing immigration won't stop America's accelerating racial diversity

Reducing immigration won’t stop America’s accelerating racial diversity

Stef W. Kight at Axios



Immigration is projected to drive most population growth in the United States by 2030, and cutting immigration levels will do little to alter the nation's coming racial and ethnic transformation, according to a new Census Bureau study on population projections.

Why it matters: A growing population will be essential to the U.S.'s long-term economic growth.

The big picture: If the rate of immigration to the U.S. was cut in half, population growth would slow, but still depend on immigrants, the study found. Non-white Americans would also still become the majority by 2060.

If immigrants were altogether stopped from coming into the U.S. — a dramatic, purely hypothetical scenario — the population would begin to decline in 2035.


And we have the reason why the GOP is adding birth control to their list of things they want to fight against. Are they adding tampons too? Then it will only be a matter of time before women are shunned for that time of the month again.

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