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"We’re towards the bottom of OECD countries when it comes to metrics like net foreign inflows per capita or foreign born population per capita."

I agree with everything above, generally, I just wanted to nit-pick at something that bugs me. I don't think per capita is the right way to measure immigration. Absolute numbers is what matters.

For emigration, per capita might make sense as a measure. But it doesn't make sense on immigration, unless you grant some sort of "carrying capacity" argument, which I know at least Caplan disagrees with, then absolute is the proper measure.

By that measure, the US has more than 3x the foreign born residents as the #2 country.

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