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January 24, 2005

Immigration Drastically Changing The Face Of New York City

Topics: National News

It looks like New York city is fast-becoming a shinning example of uncontrolled immigration gone amuck to the extent that this pillar of America is about to become "Mexicanville," Immigrantville," or "OtherthanAmericanville."

- Digger's Realm

In a New York Times article on a report on immigration there is some note on the changing face of New York City with 6 in 10 births having one parent that is foreign-born. Now in and of itself this is not outrageous at all, New York City has always had a diverse ethnicity. The report is to be released today as a 265-page book entitled The Newest New Yorkers 2000: Immigrant New York in the New Millennium. A few items mentioned in the article include an increase in counted immigrants from 2.9 million in 2000 to an estimated 3.2 million today, which is a record high for New York City.

The immigrant increase is due to the higher birth rates of most immigrant groups. Mexicans moved from 17th to 5th in immigrant totals with a quadrupling in numbers that the report acknowledges can not be due to birth-rates and legal immigration alone.  Read more...

Posted by Hyscience at January 24, 2005 6:04 PM



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