Illegal Immigration Research Paper

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Illegal Immigrants
Immigration happens all around the globe. Immigration is the act of a person travelling into another country for the purpose of staying there without being a legal citizen of that country. An illegal alien is someone who is living in the United States illegally, either without the correct legal documentation or by violating the terms of documentation, such as overstaying the time period specified on a tourist or student visa. Illegal aliens have no legal status in the United States. Among other things, illegal immigrants cannot vote, receive social services from federally funded programs, social security benefits, or hold United States passports. People immigrate/migrate for a lot of reasons to which they are categorized
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Some people are forced to migrate as in someone who moves due to war or famine. People are fleeing governments who aren't ruling in the interest of their people or are treating different groups poorly for reasons of ethnicity, religion, or political opinion. Also bad environment, climate change, and bad food production are some factors forcing many people to leave their countries. There are push and pull factors for people who migrate into another country. Push factors indicate why a person would want to leave their country while Pull factors indicate why a person wants to move into another country. Some push factors are lack of services, lack of safety, high crime, crop failure, drought, flooding, poverty and war. Some pull factors are higher employment, more wealth, better services, good climate, safer, less crime, political stability, more fertile land, lower risk from natural hazards. ““GCSE Bitesize: Why Do People Migrate?” BBC, BBC,…show more content…
Nowadays, they're more likely to come from Asia and Africa. 11.1 million unauthorized immigrants live in the United States to this day, and the overwhelming majority of those come from Latin America and the Caribbean, but why do people all over the world migrate to the United States? Immigrants choose to come to the United States for various reasons, such as to live in freedom, to practice their religion freely, to escape poverty or oppression, and to make better lives for themselves and their children if they have any. Some immigrants come to the United States because of employment opportunities. After they get here, immigrants start contributing to the economy of the United States. They are family members, students, workers, business owners, investors, and members of the armed services, to name just a few of their roles. According to a study found that in all their combined roles, immigrants make important contributions to the economy. They compose an increasingly proportion of the workforce. The study also found that immigrants are a plus for the Economy. Immigrants and their children bring long term economic benefits to the United States as a whole. Immigrants add about $10 billion each year to the U.S. economy. “United States of America?” The Gramblinite,”Through employment based immigration, a U.S employer can
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