Lower immigration rates will reduce population growth and save nature.

I believe in welcoming immigrants to America, and having a humane immigration system that respects the dignity of every person. However, I’m concerned about how big our population will grow and, in turn, the fate of our nation’s wilderness areas.

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Americans want and need open space

Despite, and perhaps because of, the growing population density of our nation, Americans more than ever feel strongly about the need to protect open spaces. These natural areas support agricultural and forest production, and provide clean water, flood control, wildlife habitat and biodiversity, and recreational opportunities.

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Biden’s immigration policies are accelerating America’s population growth

Most Americans agree that population growth comes with serious drawbacks (e.g., crowded highways and schools, lack of affordable housing, water shortages, urban sprawl) and want tighter immigration control from the Biden administration. These results cross party and ideological lines, according to recent polling.

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