Recently released statistics show that immigration to the United States has accounted for 82% of the population growth over the past 8 years.
This may be an alarming fact to a number of people, especially conservatives who do not trust President Obama on this issue. The fact is, however, that this trend has been going on for decades.
Cole Hamels racked up nine strikeouts in seven innings of one-run ball to guide the Phillies past the Cardinals, 4-1, at Busch Stadium. Matt Holliday singled in the lone run in St. Louis' second straight defeat since winning nine of 10. John Lackey gave up three runs in seven frames for the loss.