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California Could Offer State Medicaid Benefits To Illegal Aliens

If promising sanctuary for illegal aliens wasn't enough of a draw for more illegal migration to California, now, the California legislature is poised to pass legislation that would offer taxpayer-funded medicaid to people without legal residency in the state. 

The American Lung Association’s Latest Air Pollution Report Is Out… And It’s Bad News For California

How can we tackle air pollution in California without addressing its root cause?  

 

No End In Sight for California Population Growth

California has the highest population of any U.S. state at approximately 40 million, and there appears to be no end in sight to the Golden State’s population growth.

Downsizing

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“Downsizing” in contemporary vernacular has come to be associated with reducing possessions – “stuff” – to live more simply. But in Alexander Payne’s new film, “Downsizing,” the word has a completely different meaning.
 

Another Year Ends with Scant Media Reporting on Overpopulation

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Journalists consider writing about
overpopulation too risky.

Ag Visas up; Hurts Unemployed Americans, Adds to Population Growth

According to the Capital Press, which describes itself as the West’s agriculture website, in 2017 the U.S. Department of Labor approved 200, 049 H-2A guest worker visas, a 20.7 increase over the 2016 total of 165, 741. The H-2A is a temporary visa that allows foreign nations to legally enter the United States to perform seasonal agricultural labor.

New Bill Would Slow Immigration, Help Stabilize Population

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Dave Brat’s three-in-one bill would end chain migration and visa lottery,
mandate E-Verify.

California’s Affordable Housing Shortage Linked to Over-Population, Over-Immigration

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California leads the nation in having the most severely rent-burdened households,
defined by the U.S. Department Housing and Urban Development as families
that spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent. According to HUD,
California also has the largest affordable rental home shortage. 

Refugee Resettlement Declining, Helpful in Slowing U.S. Population Growth

U.S. Fertility at all-time low.
U.S. Fertility at all-time low.

World Population Review: California’s Population ‘Simply Huge’

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The World Population Review (WPR) recently released its latest California analysis.

A few takeaways and forecasts the study made follow. Some facts are well-known to demographers, but other predictions underline the importance of stabilizing California’s population.

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