Monday, February 11, 2008
Pew Reasearch Center Projects Immigration Growth
According to the Pew Research Center, provided there is no hostle exclusionary legislation or war, the percentage of the U.S. population that will be immigrants will rise from 12% in 2005 to 19% in 2050 -- almost one in five. The previous high point wan in 1910 -- 14.7%. Pew also projects that the White European based population will decline to 47%. The largest growth is expected to be among Hispanics, but by 2050 over two-thirds of them will ne native-born. Already 60% of Hispanics have been born here. Latinos will make up about 29% of the population in 2050. These project are greater than made by government agencies.