The Washington Post
June 20, 2013
The key question about immigration reform isn’t what it does to the deficit or even to the U.S. economy. It’s what it does to immigration. Everything else is just a side effect.
The Congressional Budget Office says that the Senate bill would boost the U.S. population by about 10.4 million over the next decade and then add 5.8 million more people in the decade after that.
But that’s all “compared to current law.” So what’s current law?