President Joe Biden’s border chief, Alejandro Mayorkas, was recently asked about the impact of his migration policies on American wages, rents, and civic stability.

In response, Mayorkas stated that the United States is a “Nation of Immigrants,” implying that the contributions of immigrants to the country outweigh any potential negative consequences of maximum-migration policies.

Mayorkas is a pro-migration advocate, and his policies have led to an influx of at least six million people, including four million workers, into the United States.

This represents roughly three migrants for every four American births, and many more are expected after Mayorkas lifts the Title 42 border barrier on May 11.

While Mayorkas claims that his policies benefit both immigrants and Americans, critics argue that they actually harm Americans by depressing wages, raising rents, and exacerbating civic chaos.

Moreover, many of Mayorkas’ policies are designed to benefit business interests by reducing marketplace pressure to invest in productivity-boosting technology, heartland states, and overseas markets.

Mayorkas’ policies also undermine American political clout over elites and alienate young people, as they are designed to extract human resources from poor home countries to serve wealthy U.S. investors.

Despite this, progressives continue to push for a colonialism-like migration policy that exploits the poverty of migrants and splits foreign families.

However, there is growing opposition to Mayorkas’ policies, particularly with regard to labor migration and the inflow of temporary contract workers into jobs needed by the families of blue-collar and white-collar Americans.

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This opposition is multiracial, cross-sex, non-racist, class-based, bipartisan, rational, and persistent, and it recognizes the solidarity that American citizens owe to one another.

Ultimately, the debate over Mayorkas’ policies centers on the balance between the benefits of immigration and the costs to American citizens. While there is no easy answer, it is clear that any immigration policy must take into account both the contributions of immigrants and the impact on American citizens.