Santa Clara County grows, with international migration's help Issues Beyond Palo Alto, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Mar 18, 2013 at 8:03 am
Santa Clara County's population has grown 3.1 percent since 2010 and more than half that growth can be attributed to people who migrated to the county internationally, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Posted by Too much too soon, a resident of the Southgate neighborhood, on Mar 18, 2013 at 12:16 pm
So much of an increase in population in so short a time is going to impact the local economy in a bad way, especially if it continues into the future. It will lower everyone's standard of living even further: increased traffic, pollution, congestion, overcrowding in high-density living quarters, higher housing prices, higher cost of living, possibly lower salaries.
Posted by misleading title, a resident of the Downtown North neighborhood, on Mar 18, 2013 at 11:52 pm
The title of this article "international migration" is very misleading. The article never says how much "international migration" is actually occurring, except to say that somewhere less than half of the population growth is due to "international migration".