Why the U.S. Opened Its Doors to Mass Immigration

Gwynne Dyer, Straight, June 5, 2012

What if China, flush with its new wealth, opened its doors to mass immigration? It would make sense from an economic and social point of view, because its one-child-per-family policy has produced a young generation far smaller than the one that now does most of the work. China’s population is “aging” (i.e. its average age is going up) faster than any other country in history, and it could certainly do with some more young people.

If it had an immigration policy like that of the United States, it could fill all the gaping holes in the workforce that will open up when the present adult generation retires, and there would be enough people working and paying taxes to support that older generation in its “golden years”. Otherwise, there will be barely one worker for each retiree, and their post-retirement years will be far from golden.

So let’s suppose China opens the gates. (Stay with me on this.) The immigrants would come, from all over the world. Probably most would be from south and south-east Asia (India, Pakistan, Burma, Indonesia, the Philippines), but plenty of Russians would come too. So would Arabs from the slums of Cairo, and Congolese from the slums of Kinshasa, and Mexicans fleeing the bloody war on drugs.

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They would all come, and China would be transformed. In 50 or 60 years it would be one of the world’s most diverse societies. Almost all the new immigrants would learn to speak some Chinese, of course, but their children would be fluent in the language. Indeed, they would think of themselves as Chinese, even though their skins were white, brown, or black and their religions Muslim, Christian, Buddhist, or Hindu.

Some tens of millions of them would already have intermarried with ethnic Chinese, if only because there are tens of millions of young Chinese men who will otherwise remain unmarried. (The Chinese have been killing too many of their baby girls.) And everybody would live more or less happily ever after.

I know. It’s never going to happen, because the Chinese would never let it happen. But that’s precisely the point. The Americans have let it happen. Why?

I’m not saying it is a bad thing. Personally, I like it. But it is an extraordinary thing. Sixty years ago the United States was a country whose population was overwhelmingly of white European descent. The only really big minority was the black and mixed-race descendants of African slaves, who accounted for about one-eighth of the population. And then the United States opened the gates very wide.

Last month, the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that non-white births in the country narrowly exceeded the number of births to white Americans for the first time. {snip}

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So why did the last two generations of Americans, who were still mostly of European descent, let it happen? Did they welcome and encourage it, as a good thing for the country’s future? Or were they just asleep at the wheel?

Some Americans certainly did encourage it, arguing that turning the United States into a microcosm of the whole world was fulfilling its destiny, and that the sheer diversity of its future population would give it a huge competitive advantage in the world. But there were not many people who made that argument, and there is actually little evidence to show that ethnic diversity makes a country more competitive.

Nor did this immense change happen while the old white population was just not paying attention. There were debates about immigration policy all the time, there was plenty of information about where the current immigration policy was leading, and Americans simply let it happen.

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Maybe the last two generations of Americans were a lot less racist than many people—including many Americans—thought. Or perhaps they were all silently aware that only 500 years ago, none of the births in North America were white.

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  • What if China, flush with its new wealth, opened its doors to mass
    immigration? It would make sense from an economic and social point of
    view, because its one-child-per-family policy has produced a young
    generation far smaller than the one that now does most of the work.

    But OCPF was implemented for environmental reasons, because China would be out of arable land in very short order.

    So why did the last two generations of Americans, who were still mostly of European descent, let it happen?

    Some people wanted cheap labor, and other people wanted more and more non-whites to drive the American political center sharply to the left. 

    Next brain buster?

    •  This was ethnic warfare. The ethnic group that controls banking and mass media decided to wage full scale war on Whites, and whites took it lying down.

      Whites accepted suicide as moral good. Whites were shamed as evil, racist, NAzi…

      No White questioned that Asians and Africans have been 1000 times more genocidal in history.

      History of Arabs, persians, turks, mongols, Chinese, Indians, North Africans has been written with blood.

    • Carney3

      OCPF was a huge mistake for China.  It would not have “run out of arable land” – all it needed to do was catch up to the per-acre productivity levels seen in the United States.

  • Socio-fascist LIBERALS like Jimmy Carter -WANTED the VERY minority boot-licking we HAVE today in America!

    THAT’S what they wanted.

  • Why in the world would China welcome mass immigration of unassimilable aliens, when all it would need to do is to let its own people start procreating again, as nature intended?!?

  • ILOVEMYRACE

    Why?

    Perhaps cultural marxist gained control of the media, academia, and Congress.  Perhaps this evil cabal of fellow travelers then packaged and sold massive immigration of Third Worlders and replacement of European Americans by the same, as a glorious thing.  

    Meanwhile, European-Americans worked, paid their bills, and watched TV and sports.   One day they looked up from their TV’s and the magical place called America was destroyed; their children’s future was gone, replaced by a Third World, mulitcultural dystopia.

    • Whites are completely addicted to TV, Video, Porn. Whites are hedonistic, materialistic, suicidal.  While Whites vegged in front of TV, one ethnic group was waging a war on them, their heritage, their culture their schools, their borders.

      This ethnic group controls the media, banking, and its name starts with an alphabet which comes after “I”.

  • ILOVEMYRACE

    Those crazy Chinese — preferring to remain Chinese.

  • You would think some non-white country somewhere would WANT White people to mass emigrate for the sake of diversity right?  I mean why go to the source when you can bring the source to you?  Try running that by some liberal’s head sometime.

  • Church_of_Jed

    Diversity’s Victory: undoing White privilege by pitting Whites against each other

    http://decoded.nationaljournal.com/2012/06/how-diversity-divides-white-am.php

    How Diversity Divides White America

    Americans are closely divided overall, but sharply split along racial, age, class and partisan lines, about immigration’s impact on the nation, according to an exhaustive new study of public opinion.

  • JackKrak

    When I go back to the place I grew up, I only recognize it because many of the trees and buildings are in same places. Most of the people there today would have stood out when I was kid. Now I stand out.

    It makes me think about the changes from the time my parents were born until today. The pace of change has accelerated so much that looking forward 20 or 30 years into the future, I suspect I will actually have to check a map to verify that I’m standing on the street I lived on for fifteen years…..

  • John Maddox

    ‘ Americans simply let it happen’

    It was forced on us the politicians in Washington betrayed us.

    ‘Or perhaps they were all silently aware that only 500 years ago, none of the births in North America were white.’

    How do you know were you there? But neither were there African births, Mexican births, or Asian births. So I guess our pay back for discovering America and making out of it something that so called Native Americans never could is to roll over and die and let the rest of the world have it?

    Who is this guy?

    America’s  destiny was to set an example for what people could accomplish under a free constitutional government based on principles of natural right and natural law for people of other nations to follow.

    It was always intended that that franchise was to be exclusive and selective for enjoyment by the citizens of this country.

    If you want freedom and liberty in your own country you have to earn it the same way we did by sweat, blood, and personal sacrifice.

    • kerrysmith

       You ask ‘who is this guy?’. Gwynne Dyer is a Canadian liberal. Honestly, I was surprised to find that he’s still alive. On the positive side, he had a long naval career and I think he has a PhD. in military history or some such.

  • holyflower

    Why?  A good place to start in answering that question is  Washington’s legislative and judicial assaults on Americans of European ancestry.  Below are highlights:
     
    *The Hart-Celler Immigration Act of 1965 with its “family reunification” provisions, resulting in legal “chain migration” of the relatives of the most recent immigrants, primarily Hispanic and secondarily Asian immigrants.  The 1965 Immigration Act passed in the civil rights era in which any kind of discrimination, such as discrimination in favor of immigrants of European origin (pre-1965 immigration policy) was seen as racist. This was also the Cold War era.  There was a felt  need for a non-discriminatory posture to counter a Communist talking point, that the USA and thus capitalism was racist.
     
    *Automatic birthright citizenship for children born to illegal aliens in the U. S., a policy not authorized by the 14th Amendment but nonetheless continuing to this day.  Occasionally lawmakers in Congress will mount an effort to correct this problem but in insufficient numbers to move legislation.  Too few politicians will take this own probably for fear of being labeled “anti-immigrant” or racist.
     
    *The 1982 Plyler v. Doe decision requiring states to fund K-12 schooling for children illegally residing in the U. S.   This 5-to-4 decision has had monumental impact, normalizing the illegal immigration of entire families versus single illegal workers.  Plyler v. Doe is policy-making, legislating from the Bench.  The Constitution does not require this.   A one-vote margin got it done.
     
    *The 1986 amnesty of about 3 million illegal aliens by Congress.  The newly legalized aliens promptly brought their families  to the U. S.  
     
    *The 1995 nullification of California Proposition 187, which would have denied an array of benefits to ilegal aliens.  A single Jimmy Carter-appointed federal judge derailed 187 and the next year incoming Democratic Governor Gray Davis managed to side-track California’s appeal of the judge decision.
     
    *
     
     

    • MikeofAges

       Griggs v. Duke Power. Disparate impact, which as constructed, turned white aspiration in an anti-trust violation.

  • “I’m not saying it is a bad thing. Personally, I like it. But it is an extraordinary thing. Sixty years ago the United States was a country whose population was overwhelmingly of white European descent.”

    I don’t care what comes after that but I’m not interested in reading any more.

  • mikejones91

    WE let it happen because being called a racist, is literally the worst thing you can do to a white.

    • whiteuncleruckus

      i agree. i think some white people would rather die than be called racist.

      • mikejones91

        They would. There’s this whole thing among US that if you are NOT a racist, your somehow this good/moral/model citizen. You can be a racist and still be a crappy human. 

  • Diversity would be a strength if you were a certain international banking-media cabal that wished to slow and/or end organized resistance to your economic exploitation from an intelligent mono-ethnic native population. 

    For the natives, the presence of large numbers of foreigners makes life more expensive, more dangerous, and less fun. Yes, even for you, Mr. Dyer. 

    No American was allowed to vote on what is being done to their country.

    • “Diversity would be a strength if you were a certain international banking-media cabal that wished to slow and/or end organized resistance to your economic exploitation from an intelligent mono-ethnic native population.”

      I guess we aren’t allowed to discuss this here? But there is certainly plenty of evidence of this group’s complicity in the deconstruction of the country. 

      “No American was allowed to vote on what is being done to their country.”

      And to further add insult, the democrats that pushed the radical alteration of immigration policy in congress, lied about its implementation and any resulting changes to the country’s demographics. In other words, they manipulated the majority of Americans to sleep while our heritage was stolen from us and all future generations. There is no other description for this kind of behavior than treason.

  • Southern__Hoosier

    This girl is an ignorant buffoon. “plenty of Russians would come too” No they wouldn’t. Russia has it’s own population crisis to deal with.

    And all those Muslims pouring into China and with China’s weapons,  China would become  the biggest terrorist camp in the world.

    I wonder if Gwynne Dyer ever heard of the Roman Empire and what when they open their borders to our barbarian ancestors? Or  the American Indian when they failed to secure their lands against European immigrants. Mass immigrations is the best way in the world to destroy a culture. 

    I guess Gwynne well be delighted to have her children and grandchildren grown up is a 3rd world cesspool all in the name of diversity and multiculturalism.

    • kerrysmith

       Again, “Gwynne” is a guy’s name (Welsh, I assume). Otherwise, no quarrel with what you’ve written.

      • Southern__Hoosier

        Sure? They don’t seem much of a man.

        • Devout male leftists don’t really count as men. 

          They get picked on and beat-up in their all-white privileged private school. Then when they get to college they identify with minorities and immigrants as they too are “oppressed” and “picked-on” by white society. They get a job at a college or in journalism, interacting only with intelligent and well-socialized minorities. They spend the rest of their lives denouncing “white-privilege” and “racism.”

          • Southern__Hoosier

            Metrosexuals?

  •  Sam Francis once said halfway in jest and halfway not that Pol Pot and Ben Wattenberg were the only two people on Earth who ever truly believed in equality.

  • ncpride

    If I remember correctly, I read an article or saw a news report about Africans in China that tried rioting and demanding things from the government, only to be shot down in the streets for their trouble. Needless to say, that put an abrupt end to any ideas they may have had.

  • I think early on most Americans didn’t see the impact of immigration on the enviroment, employment crime, etc. Since immigration levels have been so massive for decades now, the open borders people have achieved the critical mass in the electorate. So many Americans are first or second generation immigrant. There’s also been plenty of propaganda over the years. Not to mention the cheap labor lobby and its money has a huge hand in this as well. So it’s tough to muster up enough support at the polls in favor of immigration reduction.  To be sure it was the initial deception and brute force of massive immigration numbers that helped seal our fate.

  • alastairabbacle

    This is the dumbest shiiite I ever read.

  • alastairabbacle

    Asians may not be as creative overall as whites, but thry sure don’t get themselves in as dumb binds..

    Yes, Orientals never colonized the workd.

    Whites colonized the world, then the world colonized them.
    The Chinese, as a individual intelligent people, would never have bought this racial equality nonsense.
    They may have lacked in the invention of midern civilization, but for the sake of the high ideal “harmony”, would never have bought the Diversity garbage.

    Harmony stands above Diversity.
    The buzzword of the late 21st century will be Cohesiveness.
    “Look how cohesive our society is!”

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    There were debates about immigration policy all the time, there was plenty of information about where the current immigration policy was leading, and Americans simply let it happen.

    This is patently false.  

    Native Born White Americans did not vote to allow their homeland to be flooded with non-Whites.  

    Massive non-White immigration was forced on the American people, against their will, by those who sought and still seek the eradication of White homelands and extermination of the White race.

    Before the advent of the Internet, information was carefully controlled by a limited White-hating media.

    Americans were told in 1965:

    by Ted “Killer” Kennedy:

    “First, our cities will not be flooded with a million immigrants annually… Secondly, the ethnic mix of this country will not be upset.”

    by Robert F. Kennedy:

    “In fact, the distribution of limited quota immigration can have no significant effect on the ethnic balance of the United States.”

    by Senator Hiram Fong (R-HI):

    “… the people who have built up America, Anglo-Saxons, and the northern peoples of Europe, are not discriminated against in this bill.

    by Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-HI)

    “…while the national origins rule will be eliminated in establishing quotas for foreign countries, this does not mean that the bill would permit a floodtide of new immigrants into this country.” 

    and by President Lyndon Johnson, as he signed the immigration flood bill at the base of the Statue of Liberty: 

    “…this is not a revolutionary bill. It does not affect the lives of millions. It will not reshape the structure of our daily lives…”

    http://www.vdare.com/articles/so-much-for-promises-quotes-re-1965-immigration-act

    The bill has done EXACTLY what the politicians told us it wouldn’t do:  changed the demographics of the United States by flooding it with non-Whites.

    This bill has done EXACTLY what it was supposed to do:  Make Whites a hated minority in their homeland, surrounded by hostile non-Whites.

    It is genocide against the White race.

    There should be a lamppost for every single person who did this to our people…

    Bon

    • Sherman_McCoy

      I certainly hope that Teddy is frying in hell.

    • Indeed, a perfect storm was created. 

      Extreme immigration bills passed through lies and deceit.

      Media flooded with pro-immigrant and anti-white sentiment.

      Schools flooded with pro-immigrant and anti-white sentiment.

      Any dissenting opinions censored as “hate-speech”

  • KenelmDigby

    In fact, despite recent decades of massive uncontrolled immigration (thanks George W Bush) and an absolutely enormous addition to the ‘working age’ population of the USA, the actual ‘workforce participation rate’ of Americans of working age is at an all time low.
    The Chinese should ignore the bad advice of Gwynne Dyer and tell her to sort out America’s problems instead.

  • KenelmDigby

    Simplistic ‘analyses’ like this one (made by non-specialists, I presume, as no one who actually knows the subject could make such crass errors), ignore the fundamental and obvious point that immigrants age as well and thus will become pensioners themselves, any attempt to fund a pension system by continual immigration will soon, inevitably, run into disaster due to something known as the ‘exponential law’ which means, in simple terms, that the numbers of immigrants needed to fund the system will in a very short time reach absolutely ridiculous proportions – we’re talking about the need to import tens of billions, yes tens of billions (more than the Earth’s population), within a few decades or so. A classic ‘Ponzi scheme’ more or less.
     This is a well known and unchallengeable fact, why the supposedly informed keep repeating this nonsense about ‘immigration saving social security’, I do not know.
     

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Or perhaps they were all silently aware that only 500 years ago, none of the births in North America were white.

    Those who support a White genocide agenda use this line to justify open borders and advocate the specious position that Whites have no right to a homeland or whatever land they’re on.  This means Whites must be dispossessed of whatever land they occupy — even lands they’ve lived on for 40,000 years as in Britain.

    Truth is,  every nation on earth was founded by conquest, genocide and dispossession of the aboriginal inhabitants.

    But then after reading this anti-White screed, it’s obvious that  knowledge and understanding of history are not the strong suits of the author — or of your average anti-white liberal and left winger for that matter.

    Guess this idiot didn’t get the memo even though it’s been in all the papers the past few months:

    “Archaeological evidence shows first Americans were Europeans” 

    Radical Theory of First Americans Places Stone Age Europeans in Delmarva 20,000 Years Ago

    PS:  Know your Enemy.  This is one.

    Bon

  • I guess when you are eating foetal remains, enforcing abortion up to nine months  and liquidating the last rhinos, tigers and leopards that existing as a subspecies is more important than allowing mass immigration.  The Chinese government will attempt to enslave the western world towards the end of this century and Milton Friedman/Anti-Union/Conservative/GWBush/Bill Clinton  style America paved the way for them to do so. The blindness on these comments about how “great China is”  is bizarre.   Out sourcing to China has destroyed the US and the UK economy but it seems many white nationalists really appreciate that. Praising a totalitarian regime that is causing the wholes extinction of rare mammals?  That skins and cooks dogs , cats and God knows what else alive? A culture that reveres witch doctor style science is now a racialist model or ideal?  That’s like saying “those cannibals are wonderful that they’ve kept to themselves all these years and never allowed immigrants in.” 

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      India too.

      I came across this this morning: 

      Officials in the Indian state with the most “missing” girls compared to boys, have arrested an abortionist who dodged restrictions on sex-selection abortions by feeding the evidence – aborted baby girls – to dogs. Abortionist Sudam Munde and his wife were arrested last Friday for the abortion-related death of a woman who was six months pregnant with an unwanted daughter, according to India Today.

      http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/abortionist-who-fed-aborted-baby-girls-to-dogs-arrested-license-may-be-susp

      Bon

  • Whirlwinder

    Yes, the 1965 immigration act and the continued leftward movement of our culture will lead to the destruction of America as it was in its heyday. With the hodgepodge of peoples from all over the world coming to America, there is no cultural cohesion, no unity of purpose and so we will drift into a nation without any purpose, ripe for total decline and then a long darkness of chaos, lawlessness, poverty and a longing for that which we once were. Such is the path that the socialist-marxist leadership has us on. We can change it, if we come together in November and push back.

    • The sad irony is that the treasonous Hart-Cellar Act of 1965 could repealed tomorrow if only we had a leadership in this country willing to say we have achieved diversity in this country. Whites are about to become a minority in our own country, yet not even a suggestion that Hart-Cellar should be repealed.
      What chance do we have when our own leaders are against us!

  • Sheila Dinehart

    A not very artful article pointing out how unracist we have become because America’s citizens have allowed immigration policy to bring cultural diversity to deconstruct the racist dominating white judeo-christian power structure…this writer states s/he *likes it this way*.

    “Maybe the last two generations of Americans were a lot less racist than many people—including many Americans—thought…

    (Maybe)

    Or perhaps they were all silently aware that only 500 years ago, none of the births in North America were white.”

    (Reminding America that all white europeans never belonged here in the first place?…the great white european intruders finally put to sleep.)

  • Our empire for a football!

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

    ” Maybe the last two generations of Americans were a lot less racist than
    many people—including many Americans—thought. Or perhaps they were all
    silently aware that only 500 years ago, none of the births in North
    America were white.”

    This conclusion makes it simple; whites allowed it out of guilt.  Maybe, but it was also snuck past them.  When Ted Kennedy campaigned for it, he promised that its affect on the proportions of other races to whites would be minimal.  This was a lie and he had to know it.  Some years after, he was a champion of “Diversity,” and sought “civil justice” any time these people found difficulty  in entering any portal of American society, even creating laws that gave them place over whites, most of whom had ancestors who had been in North America since the 17th century, like myself.  To that, the social engineers reply, “Ah ha, see?  You stole the land from its original inhabitants, so anything goes.”

    Except that in the case of Manhattan, the land was purchased, and in other cases, settlers welcomed.  That and the notion that the era of settlement represented the final phase of finishing the stone age in much of the world and entering the modern age.  If that is evil, then I guess you can say that whites are evil for developing it and bringing it to the wider, primitive world.  But if you use or benefit from any of the resultant technology and far higher standards of living, including rebutting this on a computer, you are a hypocrite.

  •  I was glad, however, to see Arnold Schwarzenegger stand his ground and
    not back down from executing that thug, lowlife Tookie Williams.

    The crip got the drip.

    His apologists trotted out his “reformation.”  But prison guards said that even after he was “reformed” (i.e. PR agents for anti-death penalty groups said he was “reformed”), he was a really difficult inmate to deal with.  And there were fears that imprisoned crips would riot if he was executed.  Now, if Tookie honestly renounced the crips, why would crips riot upon his execution?  Why would there be that fear to begin with?  The answer is that he neither reformed nor renounced the gang.

    • He said he was sorry and reformed, yet claimed he was innocent. How does that work? Your sorry for something you didn’t do? Even “the governator” pointed that out. 

  •  Hyannis, Massachusetts is getting more vibrant.

    URL is dead, so I’ll just paste most of the story here:

    ***

    Boy, 13, Accused of Killing Rival Brother

    HYANNIS, Mass. (March 2, 2009) – Like most boys, 13-year-old Mykel Mendes looked up to his big brother, Jordan. The two rode bikes together, did yard work together and hung out together. But when it came to the family business — a major drug ring — Mykel did not want to share, police say.

    Mykel, a seventh grader, is now accused of masterminding the slaying of his 16-year-old half-brother so he could take over the drug operation — one police say they inherited from their father, who is in prison for running one of the biggest cocaine rings on Cape Cod.

    (snip)

    The killing has shaken the normal quiet of winter on Cape Cod, the summer tourist destination known for its beautiful beaches, salt water taffy and famous residents. Jordan Mendes lived just a few miles from the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port.

    (snip)

    The boys’ father, Manuel Mendes, 33, ran a drug ring that brought large quantities of cocaine to the Cape from New York and Boston. Jordan was 8 and Mykel just 5 when he was arrested and sent to prison to serve eight to 10 years. Two years later, in 2002, authorities caught him running the drug business from behind bars. That time, he was sentenced to 35 years on federal drug trafficking charges.

    ***

  • The old USSR should have been a multiculturalist’s dream. It had not only Russians, but Serbs, Poles, Georgians, Mongols, Jews, Koreans, Cossacks, Tugriks, Turkmen, Latvians, Estonians, gypsies and Armenians, to name a few. And it got pulled apart like taffy.

    It even had that useful idiot, Paul Robeson.

  • “Didn’t you sow the field with good seed?”  Yes, an enemy has spread the bad seed in the field, we’ll seperate the good from the evil seed at harvast time!”

  • foomeetoo

    A big purple circle dot on all the street signs in a neighborhood or city means it is a zero tolerance zero occupancy zone for minorities.