NumbersUSA: Education On Immigration Policies

NumbersUSA is a non-profit organization based in Arlington, Virginia, USA. The organization aims at limiting the number of immigrants in the United States. It provides education on immigration policies by establishing a non-partisan environment for discussion.

The organization has 30 Congressional lobbies of immigration bills of rights and policies. It encourages public officials to support policies that protect Americans from losing wages, freedom, and reduced quality of life. These problems result from immigration. They are a threat to the labor force and government costs.

Roy Beck founded NumbersUSA in 1996. His goal was to help limit the number of immigrants getting allowed in the USA. Its formation was a response to the following national commissions:

The Bi-Partisan commission of the immigration reform. This commission aimed at reducing the number of immigrants by half a million.

Bill Clinton’s task force on population and consumption. This one aimed at reducing the number of immigrants based on economic facts.

To obtain US citizenship, an immigrant had to meet the following conditions. First, one needed to get adopted or married to a U.S. citizen. The individual should have skills that would be of interest to the nation. A refugee with no intention of going back to their country was also eligible for citizenship.

NumbersUSA advocated for cancellation chain migration, visa lottery, and illegal immigration. It imposed new visiting policies that allowed studying and touring for short periods. The organization also provided a tracking system for birth citizens. The tracking systems could differentiate between legal and illegal visas.

Through its civil forums: NumbersUSA Action and NumbersUSA Education and Research Foundation, it enlightens the public, leaders, and policymakers on dangers posed by high immigration numbers on environmental, economic, and American Quality of Life.

The organization has significantly grown. Since 2015, about 9 million people have participated in national and county policies. The organization has expanded through university seminars and public events. Their online presence has grown, thanks to T.V stations, social media, and websites.

NumbersUSA has more than 30 employees who have skills working for non-profits. It has also hired researchers who make information available to the public See this article to learn more.


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