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.

House Hearing: Policy Changes and Processing Delays at USCIS

View Hearing Video

Center for Immigration Studies Director of Policy Studies, Jessica Vaughan, will be testifying before the House of Representatives' Sub-committee on Immigration and Citizenship. The hearing will discuss policy changes, processing delays, and workload issues at Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

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.

Immigration and Aging
Immigration and Aging
Hearing: USCIS Policy Changes
Hearing: USCIS Policy Changes
Fact Sheet on HR1044
Fact Sheet on HR1044
Krikorian's Naturalization Speech
Krikorian's Naturalization Speech
Immigrants Are Arriving Older
Immigrants Are Arriving Older

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.

View Hearing Video

Center for Immigration Studies Director of Policy Studies, Jessica Vaughan, will be testifying before the House of Representatives' Sub-committee on Immigration and Citizenship. The hearing will discuss policy changes, processing delays, and workload issues at Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

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.

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