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Census data reveals 2 million increase in foreign-born population under Pres. Biden

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  by  Eric Ruark
A recent report by the Center for Immigration Studies uses Census Bureau data to estimate that illegal immigration is responsible for 2/3 of the 2 million increase in the U.S. foreign-born population since Pres. Biden took office in January 2021.

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Immigration provisions in COMPETES Act aren't about competitiveness

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  by  Jeremy Beck

Every year, there is a proposal to "staple a green card to the diploma" of a foreign student who earns a PhD. The idea that there aren't enough intelligent Americans to fill the smart jobs has been especially sticky with a particular subset of Americans, Members of the United States Congress, but it isn't true.

As early as the 1980s, The National Science Foundation (NSF) urged lawmakers to admit more foreign students into Ph.D programs for the purpose of depressing wages.

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New Lawsuit Alleges "Permanent Indentured Servitude" in Immigration Program

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  by  Jared Culver

A lawsuit was filed in Nevada this week alleging what is effectively a racket by ranchers conspiring to artificially deflate wages for both foreign and domestic shepherds. It is clear to anyone paying attention that the current framework for the agricultural guest worker program, H-2A, is not helping foreign or domestic workers, and at scale our temporary work programs are in fact suppressing wages and working conditions for workers to the sole benefit of employers.

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"Is My Country Sustainable?"

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  by  Jeremy Beck

Contra Elon Musk, ecological sustainability isn't a question of how many people a land mass can contain, but how many it can sustain. People can go just about anywhere for short periods of time, but if they want to put down roots and maintain a certain standard of living they are going to need large amounts of biologically productive space nearby. There's the rub.

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