Jeffrey Passel

Pew Research Center

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Senior demographer for the Pew Research Center

Jeffrey Passel on KCRW

Nobody expected it, but the Immigration Act of 1965 quadrupled the number of new arrivals, increasing the population by 59 million people.

America Really Is a Melting Pot, After All

Nobody expected it, but the Immigration Act of 1965 quadrupled the number of new arrivals, increasing the population by 59 million people.

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President Obama has outraged Congress with his  executive order delaying deportation  for up to five million illegal immigrants, but that controversial action may be easier to order…

Unilateral Immigration Reform: A Dream or a Nightmare?

President Obama has outraged Congress with his executive order delaying deportation for up to five million illegal immigrants, but that controversial action may be easier to order…

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President Obama whipped up a crowd of supporters yesterday in Las Vegas, commending both Houses of Congress for taking up  immigration reform .

Immigration Reform: The Opening Moves

President Obama whipped up a crowd of supporters yesterday in Las Vegas, commending both Houses of Congress for taking up immigration reform .

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