Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

We Need People

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

We Need People

Article excerpt

Michael Anton's June 25 column, "For Immigration Restriction," needs some rebuttal.

Imagine what America would be like if this article had been written and followed in 1818, 1868, 1918 or 1968. If 1818, there would be only Native Americans and the people of the original 13 states in a third-world situation. If 1868 or 1918, there would be more people but much of our progress and the industrialization that created our middle class would have been very limited. In 1968 it would be much as today, but we would have missed out on the progress immigrants have provided us for 50 years.

This says to me that my answer is we do need more people.

The people of the United States need to get on the internet site "World Population Clock." Our projected population on July 1, 2018 will be 326,766,748 (4. …

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