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Census: Immigration to bust 100-year record, continue surging

Article author: 
Paul Bedard
Article publisher: 
Washington Examiner
Article date: 
March 29, 2017
Article category: 
Immigration Impact
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The legal and illegal population of foreign-born immigrants [and illegal aliens] living in America will break a 100-year-old record in just six years — and will continue to smash records for the rest of the century, according to a new analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.

Already 13.5 percent of the U.S. population, immigrants will surge to 15 percent in 2023, according to Steven Camarota, the director of research for the Center for Immigration Studies.

At a conference to discuss the impact of immigration on public schools, he said "the share will hit 15 percent in just six years and that will surpass the all time high in the United States reached in 1890."...

"In a very real sense, America is headed into unchartered territory on immigration, the share who are immigrants who are foreign born will be at a level we have never seen," he said.

When it comes to what the nation expects of its immigrants, Camarota cited those who believe in multiculturalism...