IQ and Immigration Policy

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Harvard University, 2009 - Immigrants - 316 pages
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The statistical construct known as IQ can reliably estimate general mental ability, or intelligence. The average IQ of immigrants in the United States is substantially lower than that of the white native population, and the difference is likely to persist over several generations. The consequences are a lack of socioeconomic assimilation among low-IQ immigrant groups, more underclass behavior, less social trust, and an increase in the proportion of unskilled workers in the American labor market. Selecting high-IQ immigrants would ameliorate these problems in the U.S., while at the same time benefiting smart potential immigrants who lack educational access in their home countries.

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Fact's don't care about your feelings. The data doesn't lie. Every sophisticated mathematical analysis applied to studies of IQ pointed toward a different mean for each race. The SATs, ACTs, LSATs, GMATs, MCATs, PISA scores, the various Regents exams, the Army’s ASVAB test, and the various other civil service exams, all show the same result. Immigration from Latin America and Africa lowers our overall IQ as a society.  

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Harvard should be ashamed of approving such racially insensitive--that is an understatement--"research." A full investigation of those involved in the approval process should be launched.

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