Argumentative Essay About Immigration

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Immigration is a on-going topic that changes periodically day by day. If you type 'immigration' into the Google search engine, 238 million results instantly pop up, including recent rulings and bills on the issue. The most recent: President Trump signing a spending bill that will not significantly fund the wall across the Mexican border. A significant case that was recently passed within the Supreme Court, Jennings v. Rodriguez, ruled 5-3 that immigrants who are forcing deportation, even those with permanent legal status and asylum seekers, do not have the right to a hearing and argue for their release. This decision reversed a Ninth Circuit, meaning that it might be viewed again in the Supreme Court. However, if this is not revisited, then…show more content…
Whether by choice, by necessity, or both, they are also Americans." Americans have been constantly fed fear from policymakers and the media. Especially with this current election, we have been told that immigration "present a significant threat to national security and public safety", yet, the census data shows men ages 18-49, immigrants were one-half to one-fifth as likely to be incarcerated as those born in the United States. The media also only portrays the negatives of immigration, instilling fear to the viewer while demoralizing innocent immigrants. If the media portrays the good, showing the humanization of immigrants, viewers wouldn't be as instilled with fear. Both of my parents had a dream before moving to the United States. They dreamt of a better life, a life free of struggle and safety. Today, they still happily reside in Bismarck, ND and have left their mark in the community. "Before arriving here, I thought life would be easier, but it's not. You just have to work hard at it. It's a dream. Every dream you have, you have to work hard for it. It's not an easy life, but in the end, it all pays
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