US Economics

Why it Matters That the United States is Depopulating

Why it Matters That the United States is Depopulating

In 1968, Professor Paul Ehrlich predicted that the 1970s and 1980s would see the mass starvation of the world’s population. His works contributed in no small part to the planting of an idea within the American mind, namely the idea that a growing population is strictly negative. The resulting depopulation that our nation is undergoing is now leading to a host of problems.

The H1-B Visa Cap Hasn't Changed... So Why are Foreign Worker Numbers Increasing?

The H1-B Visa Cap Hasn't Changed... So Why are Foreign Worker Numbers Increasing?

In the last few weeks, we’ve explored the positive impact that legal immigration has on our social security crisis, as well as the reality of immigration population throughout history. Now, we’re taking a look at the H1B Visa and the incorrect claim that is an instrument to be used by foreign workers seeking to “steal” American jobs.

The History and Reality of the American Immigrant Population

The History and Reality of the American Immigrant Population

There are claims that illegal immigrants are entering the country in droves, finding ways to circumvent welfare policies, and cashing in on public assistance meant for the American people. Not only is that an inaccurate representation of the typical immigrant, but historically speaking, we are not at the high point of our immigrant population.

Bad Immigration Reform Threatens American Technological Competitiveness

Bad Immigration Reform Threatens American Technological Competitiveness

The continued economic growth and technological edge that we enjoy in America hinges on our willingness to accept talented, legal immigrants into our industries. Looming threats of immigration reform that raise the difficulty of working in the United States are decreasing our ability to stay ahead of the rest of the world in scientific, engineering, medical, and academic innovation.