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Have any countries managed to reduce immigration by a significant margin in the absence of economic problems?

Net immigration to France declined from over 200k in 1965 to just 235 people in 1993. Although the rate of decrease leveled off for a while in the 1980s, at no point before the late 1990s did it climb ...
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Have any countries managed to reduce immigration by a significant margin in the absence of economic problems?

But have any countries managed to significantly reduce immigration via executive action alone? ... It was the result of executive action - i.e. the country in question announced they're suspending the ...
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Why does the US have such a low per-capita immigration rate compared to other countries?

The U.S. immigration rate is not "low". The premise of the question is doubtful. There is no reasonable interpretation of the facts in which the U.S. per capita immigration rate is "low&...
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Why did deportation of illegal immigrants drop so much under Biden, compared to Obama?

President Biden has requested that Congress give him $13.6 billion to increase deportations of people crossing the border illegally, but congressional Republicans are reluctant to comply because they ...
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Why did deportation of illegal immigrants drop so much under Biden, compared to Obama?

Part of the explanation may be that Democratic deportation policy may follow the actual degree of undocumented immigration to the USA, presumably with a bit of a lag for policy to catch up with border ...
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Why does the US have such a low per-capita immigration rate compared to other countries?

One possible answer, with regards to illegal immigration, is geographic: the EU - another region with high immigration - has a lot more borders to worry about The aggregate length of border fences ...
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Why does the US have such a low per-capita immigration rate compared to other countries?

Many Americans have the false impression that these carve‐​outs are realistic options for potential immigrants to join American society, but the government’s restrictive criteria render the legal ...
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