NumbersUSA's mission to investigate and educate the public on immigration's impact on U.S. population growth, the environment, labor market and local communities is not a new concept. Over the past three decades, many federal commissions have called for U.S. population stabilization to address the economic, social and environmental stresses of high immigration levels due to federally sanctioned growth policies. Here we present a brief history of advocacy for population stabilization as a result of several federal commissions over the past three decades.
I testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee this morning on one of many bills proposed to increase green cards and immigration at a time of incredibly high unemployment. My remarks probably could apply to any bill that increases green cards. Members of Congress almost never consider the cumulative cost of all the green cards they decide to hand out. I called on them to put that consideration first.