Can Immigration Solve the Problem of an Aging Society?

Estimating the impact of post-1990 immigration

Despite adding 43 million people to the U.S. population, post-1990 immigrants and their descendants only slightly changed the proportion of the population that is working-age.

Fact Sheet on HR 1044, Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act

House to vote on HR 1044, Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act tomorrow

Bill would reward employers who replaced American workers.

Further reading: A better solution would be to end the dishonest policy of "dual intent".

Keynote Speech at Mount Vernon Naturalization Ceremony

Mark Krikorian spoke at the annual July 4 ceremony in George Washington's historic home

"You’ve now been adopted into America’s family. This family isn’t tied just by blood relations, but also by common ideals, a common language, a common history, and common culture of many parts."

Immigrants Are Coming to America at Older Ages

The share of immigrants over 65 has tripled since 2000, and the average age of immigrants continues to rise

These findings have major implications for claims that high levels of immigration are keeping the country younger. Younger immigrants tend to have a more positive lifetime fiscal impact.

Panel: The Border Crisis

Impacts and Solutions

The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a panel discussion on June 26, focusing on the crisis at the border. Panelists included former ICE acting director Thomas Homan, Texas sheriff Andy Louderback, and the Center’s Andrew Arthur.

Audio and transcript available here.

Video available here.

Immigration Cannot Solve Aging
Immigration Cannot Solve Aging
Fact Sheet on HR1044
Fact Sheet on HR1044
Mark's Naturalization Speech
Mark's Naturalization Speech
Immigrants Are Arriving Older
Immigrants Are Arriving Older
Panel: The Border Crisis
Panel: The Border Crisis

Estimating the impact of post-1990 immigration

Despite adding 43 million people to the U.S. population, post-1990 immigrants and their descendants only slightly changed the proportion of the population that is working-age.

House to vote on HR 1044, Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act tomorrow

Bill would reward employers who replaced American workers.

Further reading: A better solution would be to end the dishonest policy of "dual intent".

Mark Krikorian spoke at the annual July 4 ceremony in George Washington's historic home

"You’ve now been adopted into America’s family. This family isn’t tied just by blood relations, but also by common ideals, a common language, a common history, and common culture of many parts."

The share of immigrants over 65 has tripled since 2000, and the average age of immigrants continues to rise

These findings have major implications for claims that high levels of immigration are keeping the country younger. Younger immigrants tend to have a more positive lifetime fiscal impact.

Impacts and Solutions

The Center for Immigration Studies hosted a panel discussion on June 26, focusing on the crisis at the border. Panelists included former ICE acting director Thomas Homan, Texas sheriff Andy Louderback, and the Center’s Andrew Arthur.

Audio and transcript available here.

Video available here.

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Guatemala Cracks Down on Illegal Immigration

Reports indicate that the United States and Guatemala are now in negotiations to find a solution to the migrant crisis. Similarly, recent negotiations between the United States and Mexico has resulted in increased immigration enforcement by Mexico authorities.