Illegal Immigrants live their everyday life in a way that seems normal, but inside they’re terrified, as they are not sure if their lives are going to be the same tomorrow. They might lose their jobs, their house, and even have to leave their families. Hundreds of illegal immigrants are being deported everyday. Most don’t have an option, and many people don’t think about whether it is important or not. But as a matter of fact it’s so important, it may even affect everyday life around us.
The issue of immigration has been around since 1965. Even those who do not support immigration know how much America has benefitted since immigrants came into the United States. Immigration seems to be a huge issue to many U.S. citizens, because it increases competition in job markets, which leaves many U.S. citizens without jobs. People fear losing their jobs to illegal immigrants, especially those that is less fortunate. Some believe that immigrants are the cause of many crimes, blaming them for the increasingly high rate of crime in America.
According to a study released last year by the Pew Hispanic Center, as of 2008, 11.9 million illegal immigrants lived in the United States, more than triple the 3.5 million who lived in the country in 1990 (Izumi). Immigration throughout the years has become a major issue in the U.S because of too many immigrants entering the country year after year. The U.S has come to a point whether they should deport the immigrants back to their country. Believe it or not, these immigrants are a big contribution to the U.S. If it wasn’t for them, the U.S economy wouldn’t be where it stands now.
“At the states and local level alone, Undocumented immigrants nationwide collectively pay an estimated $11.64 Billion each year in taxes, according to a recent report by the institute on taxation and economic policy. …. Many undocumented immigrants also pay state income taxes.” The Immigrants are coming to live in America for a better life, but they aren’t just coming here to live for free they are paying taxes. so why can’t they stay in America to live there dream to do something in life? Immigrants from all over have helped the states and other countries become much better, for their own good and their future.
As a daughter of immigrant parents, I know first hand about how dedicated immigrants are, and the difficulties it would cause to send them back to their former country. Illegal immigrants should be allowed to become citizens. Not only do they boost our economy greatly, they cost too much money to deport, and they take the jobs that many of us don’t. It is important that we allow legalization for the illegal immigrants that come to this country because it benefits our economy, it is too expensive to deport them, and they are responsible for many of our labor intensive and unwanted jobs. To begin with, granting illegal immigrants with citizenship will boost our economy.
llegal immigration has been a very big problem in the United states for a long time. This notion is not new, as thousands of illegal immigrants have come into the US in several ways like ; the Mexican border or the Pacific Ocean. Some others have entered the United States legally through a visit visa, but then decided to stay illegally and start looking for work in lots of places which dont require legal
The Average jobs being done by illegal immigrants is around 20,000 from all states. Those jobs could have fed 20,000 citizen’s family. They don’t have to take our jobs, it would benefit their country if they had done something productive there. Now that they came to the United States, there will be a significant job decrease at the immigrant's country. La 2 When Illegal Immigrants come to the United States,
An astronomical 62 percent of households headed by an illegal immigrant receive some type of welfare benefits. These illegal aliens often use their children, anchor babies, that they have in the United States to qualify for welfare programs such as food stamps, WIC and Medicaid. Children of illegal aliens in the United States also receive free education at the expensive of American children. The framework for immigration reform presented by the White House does nothing to address the perversion of the Fourteenth Amendment which grants the children of illegal aliens citizenship. According to the Federation for American Immigration Reform, illegal aliens cost the United States $116 billion annually, after considering the net sum of their contributions.
Many of this immigrants do not have a car, a driver license, legal status in the country, a well paying stable job or money, hence the walking and bus riding. What they do have is children born in this country, a place to call home, multiple responsibilities associated with a household and a family, along with the daily worry of the possibility of deportation at any time. These are the pictures of many other illegal immigrants living in the country, poverty, fear, and daily struggles. Approximate 11.1 illegal immigrants were living in US in 2011 (Passel and Cohn, 2012). Over 6 million children live with at least one parent that is not legal in the country (Fry and Passel, 2009).
Do you live in California,Texas, Florida, New York, New Jersey, or Illinois? Well if you do these states contain 60% of the Illegal Immigrants In America. Illegal immigrants have become a problem in America. In 2007 there were 6.9 million illegal immigrants, but has recently declined since then.We do remove people from this country when they trespass and put them back in their home country.There is no doubt that we make illegal immigration fair and nicer by putting them back in their country and not holding them in jail or charging the thousands of dollars. We do give them a chance to come in legally it’s not like we completely block them out and don’t give them anymore options so they have to come in illegally.