NumbersUSA has an annual budget ranging between $7-10 million according to 2013 tax records. NumbersUSA main concern is about the number of people entering the United States. Activists stated that the initiative was not about the country of origin, religion, or the color of people’s skin or their ancestral background. It was about numbers. This revelation got made during the Fox News Republican presidential debate.
Contrary to poverty alleviation, Roy Beck used gumballs to show how this conclusion was not valid. Immigration to the United States is associated with this claim. However, Roy refutes this, which gained the organization’s attention.
Roy Beck adds that a larger population remains in poverty in their mother states. Therefore, he advocated for assisting them wherever they are rather than allowing them into the United States. By providing much-needed help to the impoverished, the lives of many will get transformed without them having to migrate to more affluent countries. However, Beck’s statements faced backlash from several people. David R. Henderson, an economist at Stanford University’s Hoover institution and the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, was among the people who responded to Beck’s claims. Go here for additional information.
He was using the same illustration used by Roy Beck. However, this time he used one gumball to represent one million people and 5000 gumballs to represent one billion people. He adds that the claim that one million don’t matter in a world of 5 billion is baseless. In addition, the United States also benefits in the immigration process, thus making it a symbiotic relationship. Beck had earlier claimed that the people migrating to the country were not contributing to its growth.
Under current migration policies, according to the PolitiFact noted that having 273’ relatives immigrate permanently to America due to the migration of one permanent worker was false. It would happen as a result of chain migration, according to the report. FactCheck.Org also cited inaccurate claims made by NumbersUSA in an advertisement.
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