Census: Foreign-Born Population to Hit 69M By 2060 If Immigration Continues

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John Binder
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7 February 2019
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Our American Future
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The foreign-born population will hit an unprecedented 69 million by 2060 should current legal immigration levels — wherein the U.S. admits more than a million legal immigrants a year — continue unchanged.

Newly released Census Bureau analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies reveals that current legal immigration levels will be practically the sole driver of U.S. population growth, increasing the foreign-born population from it’s current 44.6 million to a record 69.3 million.

This would represent a 56 percent increase in the foreign-born resident share of the total U.S. population in just four decades....


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