An immigration lawyer sorts through an immigrant's valid and expired passports. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Census: Immigration Surpassing U.S. Births, White Children a Minority by 2018

Without increased immigration, whites would lose their U.S. majority in 2046, three years beyond official projections, and the nation’s population would not reach 400 million until after 2060, a decade or more later than forecast, according to census estimates Wednesday.