Op-ed: Education gap lurks as ticking time bomb in ongoing US border crisis

By Steven A. Camarota on April 1, 2024

Much of the discussion of the ongoing border crisis focuses on crime, drug importation and human trafficking.

Important as these issues are, however, they should not distract from how the influx is driving up the total size of the immigrant population, legal and illegal, to a level never before seen.

It’s also contributing to a significant decline in new arrivals’ education level.

This decline has implications for workers, taxpayers and our ability to assimilate and integrate so many people.

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[Read the rest at the New York Post.]