NumbersUSA in recent years has been reporting on the impact of the increase in the number of immigrants in the U.S each year. To meet environmental goals, the U.S population has to get given the correct statistics and information to ensure they preserve and safeguard the environment.
Scientific and government commissions have all concluded that the U.S population needs to get stabilized. However, national environmental groups do not hold the same belief. By the year 2050, the Census Bureau estimates that the United States population will be 459 million. This report shows a 33% increase in 40 years.
During a recent study, experts concluded that every American needs at least a hectare of to produce enough food to have a sustainable diet. Conversely, much of the United States’ land cannot get used for agriculture. Alaska is vastly occupied with close to 300 million acres of ice, making it unsuitable for farming activities. It leads to the need to control immigration numbers to achieve sustainability. Moreover, the American population rise is a critical in paving the world’s breadbasket.
NumbersUSA also reports providing amnesty for illegal workers has been a significant blow to black Americans. T. Willard Fair, notes that illegal immigration has adverse impacts on the socio-political enabled to black Americans. Additionally, it impacts competition in the job market with fewer opportunities given to U.S born citizens.
Through its civil forums: NumbersUSA Action and NumbersUSA Education and Research Foundation, it enlightens the public, leaders, and policymakers on dangers posed by high immigration numbers on environmental, economic, and American Quality of Life.
Illegal immigration has also contributed to the taxpayer burden. It is a result of most illicit immigrants being low-skilled or unskilled. Paul Krugman, a liberal economist, a Nobel Prize-winning, notes that immigrants do not pay enough taxes to cater for the benefits they receive in the U.S. Finally, the U.S population has grown in number, with over one million immigrants entering the U.S every year. It has had adverse effects on the wages of labor force in America. Click here to learn more about NumbersUSA.
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