AOC says young people not having children because of ‘burdens of capitalism,’ more immigration is the answer

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re \ come back. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez He suggested that more immigration is the answer to falling birth rates in the United States as people suffer “under the burdens of capitalism”.

Naughty Democratic Actor from New York She took to Instagram to express her dissatisfaction with young people not having children and offered them a solution.

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Dane, speaks during a rally to include immigration provisions in the Rebuilding Better Act outside the US Capitol, December 7, 2021 in Washington.
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“There are quite a few countries that are really struggling because young people, under the burden of capitalism And we live in a society that is increasingly focused on wealth among the rich, we don’t have children. Or we don’t have kids at the same rate,” Ocasio-Cortez said. We can’t continue to fund Social Security, Medicare, all these things without immigrants. It has always been so. Don’t act like this new trend or anything like that. “

Births in the United States have remained “widely stable,” according to census office, Although annual births decreased from about 4.1 million in 1990 to 3.7 million in 2019.

Immigration and the number of immigrants who make up a percentage of the US population has been on the rise since 1970, according to the US Census Bureau aggregate data by the Immigration Policy Institute.

Immigration is at the top of the ticket in November, as a record number of illegal immigrants continue to cross the border.

Immigration is at the top of the ticket in November, as a record number of illegal immigrants continue to cross the border.
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