The State of US Immigration

Emily Chow and Dan Keating, Washington Post, May 20, 2013

Founded by colonists, settlers and pioneers, the United States has always defined itself as a land of immigrants. But immigration has varied dramatically across decades. While immigrants in the 1920s were primarily of European origin, the country is now amid a historic wave of newcomers, with a growing percentage from Asia and Latin America.

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After World War II, immigration slowed. But a new boom of immigrants from Asia and Latin America began in the 1960s and has continued to grow. The percentage of immigrants is back up to the peak proportion seen in 1920. Another difference is that a slight majority of the current boom do not have citizenship.

These census figures do not indicate documented or undocumented immigration, and it is likely that undocumented immigrants are undercounted altogether in this data.

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[Editor’s Note: Visit the original article link below to view several interactive charts that document the changing face of US immigration.]

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  • But…but….imagine all the restaurants.

    • The Bobster

      A century ago, we sent Americans overseas to learn how to prepare foreign dishes.

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    • CJ Haze

      Recipes: they negate the first “advantage of diversity” that most advocates mention. Coincidentally, Japan has delectable cuisine from around the world (yet predominantly prepared by Japanese chefs).

      Here in our country, all midlevel and lower ‘authentic’ restaraunts have latino cooks in the kitchen.

      But I’m not saying anything you and others don’t know. I guess I’ll head to Olive Garden tonight for some breadsticks and salsa.

      • Homo_Occidentalis

        Latino and negro chefs are a sure risk for another “Typhoid Mary” incident. You can bet a good number of them have Hepatitis and do not wash their hands before handling food. Unless I am starving to death, I will generally avoid restaurants with an overwhelmingly non-white staff or clientele.

      • Sue

        Don’t forget authentic Latino diseases prepared by same.

        • White Mom in WDC

          Yeah. Remember Chi Chi’s. Wasn’t there a salmonella outbreak there and then it went bankrupt?

    • KevinPhillipsBong
    • LastBastionOfHope

      Hmm…restaurants or genocide?

  • The Bobster

    After World War II, immigration slowed. But a new boom of immigrants from Asia and Latin America began in the 1960s and has continued to grow.

    The mud flood didn’t happen by accident. The usual suspects betrayed the country that took them in by pushing the Immigration Act of 1965.

    • White Mom in WDC

      We stop the mud flood by having more white kids, by starving the beastly system, and then by making these mud flooders as unwelcome as we can. Be cruel to the turds to be kind to ourselves

      • Sherman_McCoy

        God Bless you, mom. “Mud flood.” Love it!

    • josh

      Which i refer to as the White Exclusion act of 1965. And it was surely–despite people blubbering about the fool ted Kennedy–those verminous scum.

      • American Tax Payer

        IMMACT ’90 actually excludes White People. For every White Person accepted, two asians are pushed through. It is by design and Karl Rove is a part of that. That Traitor thought he could guarantee a Republican Office via asians but they sure showed him didn’t they? As soon as the District becomes asian, so do all the Representatives.

        • White Mom in WDC

          Asians voted for Obummer at nearly 100%.

        • Bossman

          Most white Europeans can’t be bothered by the hassle and the long wait that is involved in legal immigration. If Asians are the new majority of immigrants, it is because there are more of them in the world and maybe they are more desperate than others to come here.

          • American Tax Payer

            What are you saying? That White Genocide is good as long as it’s the asians doing it?

          • Bossman

            I’m not saying that at all. I’m stating the facts. White Europeans want to come to the USA but the US government has made it too difficult and too time-consuming for them. And BTW, many Asians are coming in as brides for decrepit old white Americans. In other words, many Asians are so desperate that they will do anything to enter the USA.

          • American Tax Payer

            There is no such thing as a “White European”. To identify Europeans as “White Europeans” is to say that Europeans are also asian, black, muslim, arab, hispanic and/or latino. To say “White European” is to say White People belong nowhere, came from nowhere and have no claim to anywhere.

            And yes, you are saying White Genocide is fine as long as it’s done by asians. You’re saying that asians are “desperate” so therefore, it’s okay they come here in droves and that’s advocating for White Genocide.

            By the way, if asians are so “desperate” to escape Asia, why then, why do they turn every single Neighborhood and Town they emigrate to into Asia (chinatowns, little india, etc.)?

            If asians are “desperate”, they need to be taking that up with their own oppressive asian governments for it is not the problem nor burden of White People to fix it and certainly not our Duty to hand over our Neighborhoods, Towns and Countries to them so they can turn them into the exact same asian dump they crawled from. And please, try to understand that there are well over two billion of those “desperate” asians so your bleeding heart for asians needs to go to Asia.

            As for your “decrepit old white Americans”, first, they’re NOT American no more than they are White and second, who cares? They’re not my concern because they’re not my people. They are the concern of asians and since asians are so “moral” and “ethical”, I’m quite sure they’ll be just fine right?

            Lastly, I know all about how difficult my government has made it for Europeans to come here. It’s called IMMACT ’90.

          • Bossman

            I used white with European for emphasis because I think that you’ve a reading comprehension problem. In no way do I favor Asian immigration.

          • American Tax Payer

            Now you’re just flat out lying. There is no need to “emphasize” Europeans as White as there is no other color other than White when it comes to talking about Europeans.

            And yes, you do favor asian immigration (your bleeding heart says so) and because I called you out on it, you’re trying to insult me. I reckon I should let ya know, insults don’t bother me because they’re nothing but White Flags.

            Last, let me point something out to you: You start by insulting Europeans by implying they’re lazy (can’t be bothered) and then try to tell me you don’t favor asians. You can’t have it both ways.

          • BGManofID

            I think his point is that, UNLESS the U.S. government explicitly excluded Asian immigration — which it did until after World War II, but which in today’s PC climate won’t happen — then, the simple fact that Europeans have not had nearly as many children as the rest of the world will make it difficult to tilt immigration toward Europeans without also sucking in even more Chinese and Indians along with them. This is the exact problem that Canada and Australia have had with their points-based systems which make it relatively easy for Europeans to immigrate.

            The next feasible alternative, aside from an explicit new Asian Exclusion Act, is to shut down ALL immigration, excepting only spouses and children of U.S. citizens.

          • Bossman

            OK. I believe you do understand me. Asians will dominate immigration to the US for the simple reason that there are a lot of them and they seem to be more desperate to come to the US. Did you know that many of them come in as brides from places such as the Philippines to be with much older Americans?

          • American Tax Payer

            That’s not how I read it. He said Europeans “can’t be bothered”. It’s one thing to say IMMACT ’90 excludes Europeans and quite another to say they “can’t be bothered”. Europeans, if they want to come over here, have no problem with filling out paperwork and waiting. And they do it better than any asian out there.

            As for the whole immigration thing, it’s not going to stop no matter what. Everyone here knows the whole thing is on purpose and that it’s not about cheap labor. The cheap labor part is just a side benefit for them.

            As for the asians, he keeps saying they’re “desperate” as if to say that’s what makes them more apt to emigrate and that’s nonsense. Asians are “desperate” to emigrate to White Countries in order to try and take them over hence all the asian towns you see in every White Country you can name and of course, all the financial, educational and job hand-outs they get at the expense of White People.

            As for the Europeans having low birth rates, perhaps if they weren’t busy paying for all over-breeding asians and other non-whites (welfare), they could afford to have children of their own but that doesn’t seem to occur to him. And it’s the same over here. Americans aren’t breeding and it’s because of the money.

  • Manaphy

    Immigration at this level is a form of Genocide.

    • White Mom in WDC

      Call it for what it is. Right on. People need to hear cruel, hard words to break through the denial

  • JackKrak

    Looking at the current numbers, you would think that we had a points system in place that penalized people from countries with indoor plumbing, working telephone lines and libraries.

    • Bossman

      The answer to that question is more complicated than that. Europeans still want to come to America but the United States has made it very difficult for ordinary people to come in legally. If Asians and Latin Americans now dominate it is because there are more Asians than anybody else in the world. And as for Latin Americans, many of them already have strong connections to the USA. Only the most desperate people are immigrating to the United States these days.

  • bigone4u

    Didn’t need the charts. See the evidence on the street and in the crime statistics, rudeness, hate stares toward me, and a host of other ways every day.

    • White Mom in WDC

      Wow. You feel it too! I get hate stares and looks from Ethiopians and other turdheads. I basically told some Ethiopian today to mind her own business as I am an American citizen. She was making intrusive comments and she shut up, apologized, and claimed not to know English. Yeah right

      • bigone4u

        You’re a feisty one. Keep it up.

      • DudeWheresMyCountry?

        You should have said, “Well good, because I don’t speak Swahili or Zulu”

      • American Tax Payer

        I’ve had a few experiences but my favorite is of the time when I screamed at two hispanics buying beer and speaking spanish from the grocery store in Des Moines.

        I yelled at them to SPEAK ENGLISH! which of course, caused a loud argument. I actually did cuss, by accident, it just came out (the f-word) and I didn’t like that ’cause there was a White Mother with her beautiful White Little Daughter in the store along with mostly other White People but not a one of them, not one, not the management, not even the Police Officer that was in there, said anything to me outside of “how ya doing?” and smiled at me.

        The Mother was especially kind when she and her Daughter took the time to walk with me to the other end of the store just to show me where the bread was.

        As for that not being able to speak English lie, Des Moines Police deal with that lie from the asians more than they do from the hispanics.

        • Guest

          Here in my little town in Georgia I can go to the grocery store and the mall and speak with clerks from such exotic lands as Togo and Haiti and Nigeria. The local bank looks like it was staffed by the United Nations. America is really changing, and fast.

          • Guest

            P.S.: I am a different “Guest” than the Guest responding to White Mom a few comments below this.

          • American Tax Payer

            “little town”… And people think I’m crazy for saying this whole thing is a deliberate set-up.

            My family is from Belle Forest, Alabama. It’s not even on the map yet what do you find there? It’s nothing but farmland and one graveyard over there and that farm and graveyard is my Family yet the one and only little convenience store that sits right outside of Belle Forest is now “owned” by a Third World Indian Asian.

            Yes Ma’am, America is changing fast but I have to look at it as a good thing. The faster she falls apart is the faster we can get her back.

  • In response to those who believe the 1965 Immigration and Naturalization Act was a religious plot hatched by a select few to undermine gentiles I would like to point out the following:

    The House of Representatives voted 320 to 70 in favor

    The Senate voted 70 to 18 in favor

    Since only a handful of congressmen belonged to the “favored” tribe, it would appear this act was largely supported by gentile leadership – in fact it was co-authored by a gentile.

    • bluegrass84

      Yes, mono-causalism is wrong, and many traitorous Whites had their hand in this great dispossession, but lets not be flippant about what was an egregiously Jewish backed and anti-European act.

      First: The main-man behind the 1965 immigration was Emanuel Cellar, Jewish, who literally made it the focus of his political career to overturn the 1924 immigration act.

      “Today, nearly 75 percent of American Jews descend from immigrants from Eastern Europe. In this season in which we celebrate the ancient Hebrews’ exodus to freedom, it is fitting to recall Emanuel Celler’s efforts to make America a promised land for Jewish immigrants, and for all victims of persecution.”-[Earl Raab, San Francisco Jewish Bulletin, July 23, 1993]

      I.e., for deciding the policies of American immigration, the first
      question that should be asked is: “is it good for the Jewish People?”

      Another note: of all those gentiles who voted for the act on the grounds of leftist intellectual malfeasance, who were the intellectuals at the time who formulated their anti-European worldview?

      Primarily, Jewish academics, who were almost unanimously anti-White in their worldview in the post-WW2 intellectual landscape.

      I couldn’t even begin to imagine the financial and bribery angle to building gentile support for the act, which could itself be heavily Jewish in origin.

      Yes, lets not play the obsessive anti-semite, but by the Gods lets not pretend there isn’t a well-worn and quite formidable Jewish seat on the anti-European council.

      If your up for a bit of reading, the good Kevin Macdonald always shines light on this complicated issue:

    • American Tax Payer

      Yeah but for who?

      Why do jews get American Tax Monies when no American has ever done anything to them? Why does a jew get to destroy an American just because they dare to exercise their Right to Free Speech (say something about a jew and lose your job and then get branded forever) and why do jews get to receive such special treatment here when they, like all the other non-whites, did not build America or contribute any money?

    • JohnEngelman

      What you say is true. Nevertheless, “A Harris poll released in May 1965 showed that the public strongly opposed easing immigration law by a two-to-one margin (58 percent to 24 percent).8″…

      “8 Otis Graham, A Vast Social Experiment: The Immigration Act of 1965 (NPG Forum, October 2005); see also Stephen T. Wagner, “The Lingering Death of the National Origins Quota System,” PhD dissertation, Harvard University, 1986, pp. 8-19.”

      • David Ashton

        You personally would seem quite content for the USA to have a population largely composed of East Asians and East Asian-White hybrids but “dominated” (your own word) by Jews.

      • Snowflake

        Even back then, Congressmen didn’t listen to their constituents. Powerful people behind the scenes direct Congress, and Congress obeys.

        • JohnEngelman

          That is only because of the high cost of political campaigns. In many European countries political campaigns are financed by the government. Whatever the disadvantages of that system might be, the system gets money out of politics.

    • bluegrass84

      hmmm…. I noticed my comment that refuted her point (and mildly, in my opinion), was quickly deleted.

      Come on AMREN, how long do you really think they’ll let you play this game of “one heresy at a time?”

      Even VDARE is willing to call a Spade a Spade

      You can wish to avoid that horrific defamation that stands even greater than “racism,” all you like, but they’ll call you it anyway.

      There’s simply no way to reconcile with these people, and I think its time that this publication matured and faced that reality.

      • White Mom in WDC

        So true. It is amazing when I walk around with my Nord looking kids how I get mean looks from ‘tribe’ members. It’s like me being an Ayryan I am not supposed to reproduce.

    • Xerxes22

      They always use Gentiles to front for them. Plus our politicians can be bought very cheaply.

      • Nearly 400 congressmen bribed by a religious group?

        That’s quite an accusation – especially in light of the fact that not even one of the congressmen from that period has ever even hinted that they were approached with a bribe. Not even those that voted against the act, not a one, has ever come forward with the idea that they were being unduly influenced by any religious group.

        Where are you getting your facts?

        • Xerxes22

          Not bribes but campaign contributions. Jews are the largest donors to both political parties. That’s how they buy votes. They didn’t do it alone. They had the support of our politicaL and financial elites who for their own bizarre reasons also supported this demographic transformation.

  • White Mom in WDC

    The state of US immigration is an absolute mess and has become a tool for elitists to play the game of class warfare against middle class and working class whites.

    • Guest

      Middle and working class whites are subhuman “white trash”. They simply don’t matter in the bigger scheme of things.

      • White Mom in WDC

        So ‘ guest’ is that your thought process or are you paraphrasing another’s thought’s.

        I matter. Other whites in the middle and lower classes matter. Without us, this country will sink into the third world abyss.

        • rightrightright

          It was irony.

    • Now your talkin’

  • AllSeeingEyeSpy

    do i read this map right, 6 million white immigrate into the USA each year?

    • White Mom in WDC

      Where are they going to? I don’t see that in DC?

    • Bossman

      I believe on average only 1 million legal immigrants enter the USA each year. And the majority of them are coming from Asia.

      • American Tax Payer

        1.2 million every single year and then there’s the million Illegal Aliens every single year too.

    • American Tax Payer

      It’s way below that. According to the Department of Homeland Security, less than a hundred thousand are European. –

    • BGManofID

      No, it looks like it’s saying that 6 million of the U.S.’ current foreign-born are from Europe. A large number are elderly who came over after WW2, and most of the rest seem to be either Brits or Eastern Europeans.

  • Zapp Branigan

    A nation and race erasing itself.

  • StillModerated

    So, in 1970 our illustrious INS decided to resume immigration from Africa despite all the problems caused by the 1967 Detroit riots, the 1968 MLK riots, to clogged prisons and courts, not to mention the Civil War — which was all about slavery. Future generations will ask, “WTF were these idiots thinking?”

    • Non Humans

      If there are any future generations of whites when its all done…

      • David Ashton

        If John Engelman has his way the US will consist largely of East Asians ruled by Jews. He has said as much. What is he doing on an “American Renaissance” website?