Happy to release the podcast of our 10/25 show on immigration.
Journalist Mickey Kaus and immigration attorney Kathy Kommarath join comedians Johan Miranda (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Laura Crawford (Buzzfeed) and your hosts Lou Perez and Toby Muresianu for a good and pointed discussion on the always-contentious topic.
This time around, we throw some figures into the mix with some charts on the overhead. You can see them below:
List of countries by immigrant population (wikipedia)
Share of legal US Immigrants by part of the world, 1992 vs 2012.
Immigrant share of population, 1910-2013 (source)
Estimates of the US Unauthorized Immigrant population, 2000-2011 (image, source)
Institutionalization rates by immigrant status (source)
US population growth rate, 1960-2010 (source)
US population distribution, 2014 (source)
Number and percentage of immigrants in the U.S., 1910-2010, plus census bureau projections till 2060 (source):
The following are taken from the slideshow produced by Jeffery Passel at the Pew Hispanic Center.
“Key features of Migration”:
“Huge share of Mexicans now in US:
“Apprehension rate is up, but virtually everyone gets in”: