TREMENDOUS Trump Triumph - January Data Show Continued Immigrant Population Collapse

Article author: 
Edwin S. Rubenstein
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Article date: 
11 February 2020
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National News
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Incredibly, President Trump’s stealth immigration triumph continues—the January job report, released last Friday [PDF], shows once again that the immigrant workforce population is falling. And immigrant [and illegal alien] displacement of American workers, well down from its peaks, continues to flatline.

January marked the fifth straight month of absolute decline in the foreign-born working-age population (16 years+). It dropped by 547,000, or 1.27% compared the same month last year—the same absolute and percent changes as in December. Both months exceeded year-over-year drops for November and October, which saw declines of 1.00% and 0.99%, respectively, although they lag October’s 1.68% shrinkage.

This five-month decline follows a protracted slowing in the immigrant workforce growth rate that can be traced back to early 2018.

This current immigrant workforce decline now actually exceeds that seen in the 2008 Great Recession. Back then immigrants were leaving at the rate of 300,000 to 400,000 a month, year-over-year. Since September, they have bailed at 400,000 to 725,000 a month. And back in 2008-9, the outflux was driven by economic malaise. Now the economy is strong....