Talk about Unsustainable: 1.24 Million Immigrants Annually!

Published on August 11th, 2015

The latest U.S. Census Bureau report should send shockwaves up and down the halls of Congress. Yet the legislators greeted the federal agency’s projection that 1.24 million immigrants (net) will settle in America during 2015 with a collective yawn. Actual immigration would be higher than 1.24 million since the net figure subtracts migrants who return home or die.

If the rate of 1 million or more legal immigrants continues yearly, about 15 million new immigrants will arrive within the next decade, and 50 million could come to the U.S. by 2050. Despite the obvious pitfalls of such huge increases and the clear unsustainability of continuing with a suicidal population policy, not a single person in Congress has or will so much as broach the possibility of cutting legal immigration to reasonable levels.

Man with "No Comment" taped over his mouth
Congressional leadership refuses to comment
on huge immigration increases.

According to a Gallup Poll, fewer than one in four Americans want more immigration. But Congress has consistently ignored that message, and forges ahead with its autopilot immigration policy. Compounding the immigration-overload are dozens of nonimmigrant visas to tourists and overseas foreign-born workers, many of whom never go home. The result is that the U.S. invites a staggeringly high number of immigrants year after year. Those immigrants will help drive U.S. population by 2050 to more than 450 million from its current 321 million. See how less immigration could reduce those totals here.

In an effort to find out if curbing immigration is on Capitol Hill’s radar, Breitbart reporter Julie Hahn contacted ten Republican leaders to ask them directly if they would support a reduction in permanent legal residency or nonimmigrant work visas. Among those Hahn approached were: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, House Speaker John Boehner and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Not a single legislator responded to Hahn’s question or offered an alternative proposal. In fact, all ten to varying degrees support amnesty and more immigration.

At immediate risk because of the sustained immigration folly and the resultant overpopulation are American jobs, the public school system, the environment and national sovereignty.

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