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Increase Population In The United States

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Back in the year 2014 the percentage of immigrants living in the U.S. was 12.9 percent and this number has been doing nothing but increasing. As a result of that it means that the population is increasing as well. An increase in population means an increase in the government spending, which is hurtful to the economy. In order to provide citizens with social services and benefits it cost a lot of money. In fact according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities last year the government had a 485 billion dollar deficit most of which they got from borrowing after they had spent 3.5 trillion dollars. Out of the 485 billion dollars 11 percent went to Safety Net Programs, 18 percent went to Defense and International Security Assistance, 24 percent

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