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Ep. 153: The U.S.’ Aging Population and Immigration’s Vital Mediating Role

This Week in Immigration: Episode 153

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Declining birth rates and an aging population present a serious demographic problem for the U.S. with long-term economic consequences. BPC Research Analyst Justis Antonioli and Associate Director of Economic Policy Ben Gitis join the podcast to discuss BPC’s latest report, The Demographic Transition: An Overview of America’s Aging Population and Immigration’s Mediating Role, which examines research on the role of immigration in strengthening the labor force and supporting the economy. Then, podcast regular Theresa Cardinal Brown breaks down the Justice Department’s lawsuit against Space X over discriminatory hiring practices.