Earlier this year, President Trump said the country is full.
Looking at several measures, the numbers tell a different story.
The population of the country grew 0.6 percent from 2017 to 2018, which is the lowest annual rate in eight decades.
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By 2024, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that one-quarter of American workers will be 55 or older.
Two guests joined MPR News host Kerri Miller for a conversation about immigration policy and America's changing demographics.
• Alan Gomez covers immigration for USA Today
• Jennifer Piscopo is an associate professor of politics at Occidental College