The boomers are going to keep leaving Pennsylvania and Michigan for warmer weather as they retire. (Photo: AP)

(Bloomberg View) — Donald Trump’s appeal in northern industrial states was an economic message of bringing back growth to stagnant communities. He also won in part with a tough line on immigration. Newly released Census data indicate that when it comes to making policy, he’ll have to choose between those agendas.

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