The Corner

Economy Slowed, Immigration Didn’t

Though today’s WaPo story doesn’t highlight it, the main finding of the report CIS released today is that fluctuations in the economy no longer have much effect on the level of immigration, which pretty much continues chugging along regardless. There are a variety of reasons for this, but it underlines the central flaw in the position of the immigration expansionists — it’s not 1910 any more, and our immigration policy needs to reflect changed circumstances.


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