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White Americans’ majority to end by mid-century – AP

Posted By Jacob Laksin On December 17, 2009 @ 10:15 am In Uncategorized | No Comments

The estimated time when whites will no longer make up the majority of Americans has been pushed back eight years — to 2050 — because the recession and stricter immigration policies have slowed the flow of foreigners into the U.S.

Census Bureau figures released Wednesday update last year’s prediction that white children would become a minority in 2023 and the overall white population would follow in 2042. The earlier estimate did not take into account a drop in the number of people moving into the U.S. because of the economic crisis and the immigration policies imposed after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.

via White Americans’ majority to end by mid-century – Yahoo! News [1].

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