Archive for August, 2007

A federal Judge is worried about the legality of firing illegal aliens who are caught using stolen social security numbers!

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SAN FRANCISCO - The Social Security Administration cannot start sending out letters to employers next week that carry with them more serious penalties for knowingly hiring illegal immigrants, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Ruling on a lawsuit by the nation’s largest federation of labor unions against the U.S. government, U.S. District Judge Maxine Chesney granted a temporary restraining order prohibiting the so-called “no-match” letters from going out as planned starting Tuesday.

The AFL-CIO lawsuit, filed this week, claims that new Department of Homeland Security rules outlined in accompanying letters threaten to violate workers’ rights and unfairly burden employers. Chesney said the court needs “breathing room” before making any decision on the legality of new penalties aimed at cracking down on the hiring of illegal immigrants.

She set the next hearing on the matter for Oct. 1.

The Social Security Administration has sent out “no-match” letters for more than two decades warning employers of discrepancies in the information the government has on their workers. Employers often brushed aside the letters, and the small fines that sometimes were incurred, as a cost of doing business.

But this year, those letters will be accompanied by notices from the Department of Homeland Security outlining strict new requirements for employers to resolve those discrepancies within 90 days or face fines or criminal prosecution, if they’re deemed to have knowingly hired illegal immigrants.


Related story:
Administration Concedes Enforcement Through SS Fraud Crackdown Is “Nearly Useless.”

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Shreveport attorney, Tom Cryer, won a unanimous NOT GUILTY verdict in federal district court defeating the IRS’s claim that Tom “willfully” failed to file federal income tax returns.

Tom refused to file tax returns because the IRS could not show him any law making him liable for ‘filing’ a tax return.

This just happened on Jully, 11th. I wonder why this news didn’t make it onto FOX, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, NBC or any major newspapers?

Visit TruthAttack.org for more information on Tom Cryer’s court case.

Here is Tom Cryer’s YouTube page with more of his videos.

Another good website for materials and information on the federal income tax scam is LiveFreeNow.org

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Judge McAvoy also ordered that the names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and Social Security numbers of every person who received materials on how to stop paying taxes be turned over to the government.

This information would make it easy for the Internal Revenue Service to identify people who followed the illegal advice and for the Justice Department to prosecute them for tax crimes.

I AM ONE OF THESE PEOPLE!

These are the strong arm tactics that are used to intimidate Americans into giving the federal government our money. They simply cannot show us the damn law that says we must pay federal income tax so they resort to these gestapo tactics.

There Is No Law!

NY Times

A Web site that sells materials stating that individuals can legally stop paying taxes has been shut on the order of a federal judge.

Judge Thomas J. McAvoy, a senior judge in the Northern District of New York who issued the order on Aug. 9, wrote that the First Amendment did not protect the two organizations that operate the Web site, or their founder, because the site incited criminal conduct. Judge McAvoy ruled that some people who went to the Web site stopped paying taxes, causing the government harm.

Judge McAvoy also ordered that the names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and Social Security numbers of every person who received materials on how to stop paying taxes be turned over to the government.

This information would make it easy for the Internal Revenue Service to identify people who followed the illegal advice and for the Justice Department to prosecute them for tax crimes.

The civil court order is one of at least 245 permanent injunctions obtained by federal prospectors that prohibit individuals and organizations that deny the legitimacy of the tax laws or who sell tax evasion schemes from marketing their wares.

Robert L. Schulz of Queensbury, N.Y., the founder of both organizations behind the Web site â?? the We The People Foundation for Constitutional Education and the We The People Congress â?? posted the court order at the Web site givemeliberty.org, and closed the rest of the site even though he said yesterday that the order did not specify that he do so. He also said he had filed an appeal with the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

His organization rose to prominence with a series of full-page newspaper ads, starting in 2001, asserting that the government tricks people into paying taxes. The ads solicited donations, which it said were fully tax-deductible.

Judge McAvoy, quoting from a declaration that Mr. Schulz sent to the court, said that Mr. Schulz wrote that he started â??operation stop withholdingâ? as â??a national campaign to instruct company officials, workers and independent contractors on how to legally stop wage withholding.â?

In a 25-page decision, the judge wrote that â??undisputed evidenceâ? established that Mr. Schulz and his organizations â??knew, or had reason to know, that their statements were false.â?

He said that because Mr. Schulz was taking $20 payments for a package of materials that supposedly showed how to legally stop paying taxes, the Web site could be shut down as commercial speech that urged criminal conduct.

Even if the Web site was not commercial in nature, Judge McAvoy said, it could be shut because people who followed the advice at the Web site engaged in criminal conduct.

â??The First Amendment does not protect speech that incites imminent lawless action,â? the judge wrote, citing a 1969 Supreme Court decision.

Because Mr. Schulz and his organization â??are not merely advocating, but have gone the extra step in instructing others how to engage in illegal activity and have supplied the means to do soâ? the judge added, â??their speech may be enjoined.â?

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Speaking Of Mexican Truckers driving all over the USA……. GuardDog

“Cultural Impact”
MADD Online
Fall 2001

…..”In Mexico, the culture is very much a drinking culture. After a hard day at work, it is normal to end the workday by drinking beer. At social events - celebrations, spending time with family, visiting friends - it is commonplace to drink, for the men in particular. And drinking alcohol starts early for male Hispanics because as early as age 12, drinking alcohol is seen as a “rite of passage” to becoming a man.

“Also, in Mexico, traffic laws are quite different and the use of seatbelt restraints is almost unheard of. So, when you combine the Hispanic drinking culture with the lack of education on drunk driving prevention, you end up with tragic consequences.”

A Population at Risk

According to research compiled by Dr. Catherine Clark of the Alcohol Policy Group in Berkeley, Calif., Hispanic drivers are more likely than Anglo drivers to consume more alcohol more frequently and have been shown to be more likely than Anglos to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level over .05 percent.

Hispanics also believed that it takes six to eight drinks to affect driving, while Anglos thought two to four drinks affected driving. Even more discouraging is that statistics show that the overall death rate due to motor vehicle crashes is higher among Hispanics than it is among Anglos or African Americans. And, Hispanic male teens are twice as likely as Anglo male teens to die in a car crash.

U.S. Census figures show the Hispanic/Latino population is the youngest and fastest-growing segment in America. This rapid growth, combined with a higher tendency to drive after drinking or ride with an impaired driver, is a recipe for death…….

Dr. Caetano’s extensive research into drinking patterns and alcohol problems among Hispanics and other ethnic groups continues. “Much remains to be done, and the outcomes of such work would be beneficial to not only members of minority groups, but to the general population as well.”…….

To read entire article click here

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Hoffa: Mexican trucks are disaster for U.S.
‘This is a conspiracy of big business. They want to erase the borders’
World Net Daily
August 31, 2007

A test program being launched by the Bush Administration to allow what could be thousands of Mexican trucks and their drivers unrestricted access to U.S. highways will be a “disaster,” according to the chief of the Teamsters.

James Hoffa, whose union is working in court to halt the scheduled launch of the trucking test program this weekend, told G. Gordon Liddy on his radio talk show that the Mexican trucks and drivers will endanger U.S. lives, damage U.S. jobs, pollute the U.S. environment and benefit no one but big business.

“They want to make it so there’s no regulation. You get in your truck in Monterey, Mexico, and drive to Montreal. You’d have to be on speed to do it,” Hoffa said.

He said corporate interests have decided, “We’re going to run ‘em to death so we can make more money.”

“That’s that this is about,” he told Liddy.

WND began reporting on the plan months ago, and has documented the growing opposition to the plan, which many blame on the 2005 Security and Prosperity Partnership signed by President Bush and the leaders of Mexico and Canada.

Supporters say that plan is a way to smooth the regulations so business flows more easily between the nations of North America, opponents consider it another step in a not-so-veiled attempt to set up a merger of the three nations.

Hoffa said right now the unregulated and often-unmonitored trucks from Mexico are contained to a zone along the border where they are allowed to be. The test plan set up by the government would erase that limit.

“All we’re asking is that Mexican trucks and truckers meet the same standards as American trucks and drivers,” Hoffa said. He cited the requirements in the United States for commercial drivers’ licenses, drug screening, physical evaluations, hazmat certifications, etc.

“It’s a whole process to make sure he’s a safe driver,” he said. But in Mexico, there are no databases of drivers with a history of recklessness and arrest, or even drug testing facilities, he said.

“And can you believe they’re doing this on Labor Day?” he said, calling it a slap in the face to American workers.

Also significant is the concern over national security, he said. There isn’t any way to adequately monitor the individual vehicles that will be representing the 100 Mexican trucking corporations expected to be involved in the program, he said.

“This is kind of a conspiracy of big business,” Hoffa warned, to create a scenario where there are no minimum wage limits and no requirements for safety.

“They basically want to erase all the borders. This is big business that wants to be able to run stuff out of Mexico, which is much cheaper, into Canada and into the United States,” he said. “All of this is being greased right now by big business.”

Joining the Teamsters in the legal challenge to the program were the Sierra Club and Public Citizen.

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mexican truck
Will this pass inspection? :)

At least it won’t happen over over a patriotic American holiday (Labor Day) created as a salute to hard working Americans, which would be another kick in the teeth to citizen workers and truckers in particular. Also starting this program on one of the busiest commuter traveling weekends was about as smart as Bush’s brain gets. NAFTA sucks! Globalism sucks! Bush sucks! GuardDog

Allowing Mexican trucks delayed
San Diego Union
August 31, 2007

WASHINGTON â?? The U.S. Department of Transportation has delayed plans to open the border to long-haul Mexican trucks until at least Thursday, after earlier reports that it could happen over Labor Day weekend.

In a filing yesterday in the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, government attorneys said the agency expects to get the OK from its inspector general on Wednesday that would allow it to begin the controversial cross border trucking experiment.

The agency â??anticipates that the program will not begin before Thursday,â? the U.S. Justice Department said in its response to a Teamsters union lawsuit that seeks an emergency injunction to block the border opening.

Attorneys for both sides said last night they had no indication of how soon the court might act.

The disclosure marks the first time the agency has publicly given a specific date when the long-delayed program might begin.

The government court filing said that on the first day of the program only two Mexican carriers operating a total of seven trucks will be granted permission to cross the border.

One is Luciano Padilla Martínez, a Tijuana-based company that said it will send five trucks into the United States.

The other firm that would get immediate operating authority is Fernando Páez Treviño, a carrier in Apodaca, Nuevo Leon.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters in February announced plans for a one-year pilot program to test the safety of Mexican trucks in the United States. The agency now appears on the verge of commencing the project, in which up to 100 pre-approved Mexican carriers would be able to send hundreds of trucks throughout the United States for the first time since 1982.

American truckers who receive approval from the Mexican government would be able to travel in Mexico for the first time under the program.

The Bush administration is pushing to start the experiment as soon as possible as a step toward a wider opening of the border to commercial traffic, as required in the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Critics, including several trucking and safety organizations and dozens of lawmakers, complain the administration has failed to guarantee the trucks will be safe.

Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, blasted the Department of Transportation for â??demonstrating complete disregard for the safety of vehicle motorists and the security threat created by granting Mexican truckers unrestricted access into the United States.â?

He accused the agency of ignoring congressional requirements.

â??We feel like we have met the requirements,â? said John H. Hill, who oversees the program as administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. He added that an upcoming assessment from the inspector general might identify some â??issues and concernsâ? that the agency will have to address.

The pilot program cannot go forward until the inspector general certifies it has met congressional requirements.

Hill said the agency also must file a report with Congress responding to the assessment before it can start.

The inspector general’s office has confidentially briefed congressional staff about the upcoming report this week.

One staff member familiar with the briefings said the inspector general had some concerns but they were â??not huge issues.â?

The lawsuit filed by the Teamsters and a handful of other groups Wednesday alleges the agency has failed to comply with several congressional requirements â?? including giving U.S. carriers simultaneous access to Mexican highways and marshaling a statistically valid sample of drivers for the project.

The government responded that the project will satisfy all congressional requirements, while requiring Mexican carriers to pass pre-certification inspections and comply with the same requirements as American truck drivers.

In an interview, Hill said no Mexican trucks would be allowed to cross the border until U.S. trucks get the same privilege.

â??We will not start it unless Mexico grants authority at the same timeâ? to U.S. truckers, he said.

The agency defended its sample of up to 100 carriers, which it said is one-tenth of the number of Mexican trucking companies that applied to cross the border.

The agency estimated the 100 carriers would send 540 trucks into the United States.

The government said further delays to the program could jeopardize diplomatic and trade relations with Mexico.

Hill said up to 44 Mexican trucks would come into the United States in the first few days of the program. â??And by month’s end, maybe a total of 174,â? he added.

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The “Chocolate” City Is Becoming The Latin City

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‘I do’ becomes ‘no you don’t’ in feds’ probe of marriages
Sun Sentinel
August 30, 2007

Vladimir Danilov’s wife never stepped inside his home, even after they married.

After all, the 40-year-old Danilov was living there with a girlfriend half his age.

Malkhaz Kapanadze’s bride would have needed to board a plane to see him. He was living in Brooklyn with his other wife and their child.

These Volusia County marriages — and many others, investigators say — were more like business transactions than stories of happily ever after.

They were at the heart of a federal investigation into a Central Florida couple accused of arranging marriages between U.S. citizens and immigrants who wanted the fast — and fraudulent — path to citizenship.

Ten thousand dollars bought a spouse and a shotgun wedding, records show. The citizenship suitors were discovered at Narcotics Anonymous meetings. Prostitutes and day laborers were bought off for $1,000 up front and $300 a month until a green card came for the strangers they wedded.

At least five men, from Israel, Uzbekistan and Georgia, have been prosecuted for illegal entry into the country based on the marriage scams. They’ve been sentenced to time served and given unsupervised probation, provided they leave the United States.

The couple suspected of arranging the scams, Larry and Natalia Humm, are now divorced. Larry Humm, a former Volusia County deputy sheriff, has struck a deal with federal authorities to cooperate in the prosecution of others — including his wife, according to court filings earlier this month.

Larry Humm remains free, while Natalia Humm, his Russian-born ex, is behind bars. Neither could be reached for comment.

Security worries

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has established specific task forces that target this type of activity. Barbara Gonzalez, a spokeswoman for the agency’s Southern office, said these marriages “pose a severe threat” to public safety and security.

A five-year probe in California resulted in “Operation Newlywed Game,” in which more than 50 people were indicted on suspicion of arranging sham marriages for Chinese and Vietnamese nationals. It is thought to be the largest marriage-fraud bust in the United States.

“At the end of the day, they’re trying to circumvent the law,” Gonzalez said.

It also happens to be the fastest way to get a green card, said Carl Shusterman, a Los Angeles immigration attorney who used to work for the Immigration and Naturalization Service. The process can take up to 20 years in other cases, he said……

To read entire article click here.

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France calls for Europe-wide pact on illegal immigrants
Daily Mail
August 30, 2007

France has called for a Europe-wide pact to keep illegal immigrants out.

The country plans to make immigration controls a priority when it takes over the presidency of the European Union next year.

Immigration minister Brice Hortefeux said a pact could commit governments to step up border controls, reject amnesties for non-residents and agree a common policy on reuniting families.

“We must also work toward harmonising our asylum regulations,” said Mr Hortefeux.

The minister will next month present to the French parliament a bill that will make it harder for the families of immigrants to be reunited in France.

Under the measure, family members will be given a French language test and have to agree to a two-month language course before receiving a residency permit.

Mr Hortefeux said he also wanted to stem illegal immigration at source. He is asking at least 20 African states to make a pledge to stop residents leaving permanently by 2009.

He said an agreement was under negotiation with the Congo Republic and he planned discussions with other countries.

President Nicolas Sarkozy has long been an advocate of immigration controls. He deported some 25,000 foreigners per year while he was interior minister.

The president said he wanted to open a debate on immigration quotas. “It’s not an issue of setting quotas for the number of immigrants from Africa, the Arab world or Asia,” a government spokesman quoted Mr Sarkozy as telling ministers.

“It is a legitimate question: How many farm workers, engineers, computer experts and technicians do we want?”

Mr Sarkozy also said that he wanted to make France’s 35-hour working week more flexible to increase competition and bring down consumer prices.

He said that he had no intention to wait with crossed arms for an improvement in international growth.

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WLTX news

(Alabama) - 32 year old Julio Cesar Cruz Martinez sits in a Baldwin County jail charged with rape, sodomy and sex abuse. Alleged crimes involving a young girl under twelve years of age.

During an interview, investigators say Martinez dropped a bomb on sheriff’s deputies and the victim’s family. A revelation that has compounded this tragedy.

Sgt. Tony Nolfe of Baldwin County’s Sheriff’s Department says, “he did confess to several of those acts. Later in the afternoon, he did disclose to jail personnel that he was HIV positive and the health concerns for the victim are being addressed.”

There’s another twist to this case. Sheriff’s deputies say Julio Martinez may not be the man he say’s he is. “Mr. Martinez is apparently an illegal alien. His identity is somewhat still in question. We have not been able to confirm his identity or certain facts about his back ground” says Sgt. Tony Nolfe.

Investigators say the victim, the victim’s mother and the mother’s fiancee had been living with Martinez for the last few months. Investigators say Martinez has been living in the Fairhope area for the last two years.

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I’ve been covering these illegal alien encampments for a long time [archive]. These shanty towns are common in Latin America and they are popping up all over the United States with the influx of illegal aliens.

These squatters burglarize neighboring homes and they engage in prostitution, public drunkenness, and sexual assaults.

This particular encampment is in a North Bergen, NJ cemetery. Every one of the illegal aliens the Telemundo Reporter interviews is visibly drunk.

The police say they can’t arrest the men for loitering, but they could certainly arrest them for trespassing if the Paster of this church wouldn’t allow them to be there. You should contact the Pastor.

Rev. Douglas S. Shepler, Pastor
Church Office / Sanctuary: (201) 863-7030
Cemetery Office: (201) 863-0432
grovereformedchurch@verizon.net


Related story:
135 Invaders squat in New Jersey cemetery.

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Rick Perry is an elite, globalist member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has been involved in all the secret Security and Prosperity Partnership meetings. He also traveled abroad to attend the most recent Bilderberg meeting. The wealthiest most powerful elites in the world, the Bilderbergers, were the masterminds of the European Union. The Texas legislature has temporarily blocked Rick Perry’s effort to build the start of a massive foreign owned toll road dubbed the “NAFTA superhighway” that will extend from Mexico into Canada.

Chron.com

MEXICO CITY â?? Leading a large delegation of Texas executives trying to drum up business in Mexico, Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday criticized the U.S. Congress for failing to pass an immigration bill that would legalize millions of workers.

“I don’t think this is that difficult an issue if Congress would have the maturity to sit down and really discuss it and cut out all the mean rhetoric,” Perry said during a break in the third day of meetings with Mexican officials and business executives.

“We need those individuals to continue to grow our economy,” he said of Texas’ undocumented workers, most of whom hail from Mexico. “The vast, vast majority of those individuals want to come and work and take care of their families.”

Perry made the remarks in Mexico City, where immigration is nearly as big a hot-button issue as it is in Washington. He spoke at a press conference shortly before meeting with President Felipe Calderon who, like past Mexican presidents, has lobbied for changes in U.S. immigration law that would include a guest-worker program.

Perry’s statements seemed to put him at odds with many in the Republican Party’s base who regarded the immigration overhaul bill that collapsed in the Senate in June as nothing more than an amnesty for illegal immigrants.

Perry said he supports a system that would temporarily legalize foreign workers, while making sure they pay taxes and obey the law.

Such a system, Perry said, would allow for a “free flow of individuals between these countries who want to work, who want to be an asset to our country and to Mexico.”

Read more.

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WorldNetDaily

LAKE PARK, Fla. â?? A South Florida car dealer says he has no plans to stop airing Spanish commercials on English-language TV stations, despite furious complaints from outraged viewers who believe he’s catering to illegal aliens and destroying American culture.

“I’m enjoying this crazy situation because I know I’m right,” says Earl Stewart, owner of Earl Stewart Toyota of North Palm Beach.

Stewart has become a lightning rod of controversy for pitching Toyotas in his basic Spanish, while English subtitles are shown on screen.

The ads are featured not on typical Spanish-language stations, but rather the Big Three network affiliates in Palm Beach County as well as local Comcast Cable channels such as CNN and MSNBC.

The commercial opens with Stewart standing in his showroom as he introduces himself in Spanish.

The English subtitles provide the translation, stating, “I’m Earl Stewart. I’m sorry I don’t speak Spanish, that is the reason I can’t answer the red phone in your language. But many members of our team in all departments do speak Spanish.”

The “red phone” refers to four red telephones at his dealership that provide direct access to Stewart’s personal cell phone, one of the marketing points of his dealership.

“We are a family operated dealership,” the ad continues, “and we all appreciate the importance of the Latin culture and its economic impact in our community.”


Read more.

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Lake Sun Leader

CAMDEN COUNTY - Two men are being held for deportation after threatening a Sunrise Beach resident.

On Tuesday at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Camden County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of a reported assault in Sunrise Beach.

When deputies arrived, the female victim said she had been assaulted by two Hispanic men who she said also threatened her if she called authorities.

Jose Paniagua Avalos, 19, and Jose Guadalupe Delacruz, 26, had fled the scene before deputies arrived.

According to the sheriff’s department, a neighbor of the victim who had witnessed the assault had forced the men to leave by threatening them with a baseball bat.

Deputies were able to locate the men a short time later and took them into custody without incident.

Avalos is being held on one count of third-degree assault and a federal hold from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, while Delacruz is being held on a warrant from Jackson County, Mo., charging him with driving with a revoked license. He also is being held for ICE.

Both men are originally from Mexico but, until yesterday had been living in Sunrise Beach.

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100 Million More
Projecting the Impact of Immigration
On the U.S. Population, 2007 to 2060
Center For Immigration Studies
August 2007

New Report Takes Detailed Look at Different Levels of Admissions

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies projects how different levels of immigration would impact the future size of America’s population. The findings, carefully modeled on earlier projections by the Census Bureau, show that the current level of immigration will add 105 million to the population by 2060, while having a small effect on the aging of society.

Among the findings:

* Currently, 1.6 million legal and illegal immigrants settle in the country each year; 350,000 immigrants leave each year, resulting in net immigration of 1.25 million.

* If immigration continues at current levels, the nationâ??s population will increase from 301 million today to 468 million in 2060 â?? a 167 million (56 percent) increase. Immigrants plus their descendents will account for 105 million (63 percent) of the increase.

* The total projected growth of 167 million is equal to the combined populations of Great Britain, France, and Spain. The 105 million from immigration by itself is equal to 13 additional New York Cities.

* If the annual level of net immigration was reduced to 300,000, future immigration would add 25 million people to the population by 2060, 80 million fewer than the current level of immigration would add.

* The above projection follows exactly the Census Bureauâ??s assumptions about future birth and death rates, including a decline in the birth rate for Hispanics, who comprise the largest share of immigrants.

* Net immigration has been increasing for five decades; if immigration continues to increase, it will add more than the projected 105 million by 2060 that will be added if immigration levels stay the same.

* While immigration has a very large impact on the size of the nationâ??s population, it has only a small effect on slowing the aging of American society.

* At the current level of net immigration (1.25 million a year), 61 percent of the nationâ??s population will be of working age (15-66) in 2060, compared to 60 percent if net immigration were reduced to 300,000 a year.

* If net immigration was doubled to 2.5 million a year it would raise the working-age share of the population by one additional percentage point, to 62 percent, by 2060. But at that level of immigration, the U.S. population would reach 573 million, double its size in the 2000 Census.

The nationâ??s ongoing debate over immigration generally has not focused on the effect it has on U.S. population size. Yet, increasing the nationâ??s total population is one of immigrationâ??s clearest and most direct effects. Supporters of low immigration point to the congestion, sprawl, traffic, pollution, loss of open spaces, and greenhouse gas emissions that could be impacted by population growth. Supporters of high immigration argue that population growth may create more opportunities for businesses, workers, and consumers. Whatever one thinks of population growth, the projected 167 million growth in the nationâ??s population in the next 53 years is very large. It is larger than the entire U.S. population in 1950, and it is more than the combined total populations of California, Texas, New York, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Georgia, and New Jersey. Even the impact of immigration by itself is enormous. The 105 million immigration will add to the population by 2060 is more than all of the population growth that occurred in United States in the first 130 years of the nationâ??s history after independence. Our findings are consistent with projections done by the U.S. Census Bureau and others. Since we have used Bureau projections of death and birth rates by race and simply varied the immigration component, this is to be expected. The Methodology Appendix at the end of the report explains in detail how the projections were created. We provide many alternative levels of immigration, leaving the reader free to judge how different immigration levels impact population size and the age structure. This report makes clear that immigration has a very large impact on the nationâ??s population. The question is not whether immigration levels are a key determinant of population increase â?? they are. The question is what costs and benefits will the increase bring. How we answer these questions will to a significant extent determine which immigration policy we pursue.

To read entire report click here.

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